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Re: Trouble with UEFI installation

From: Marius Bakke
Subject: Re: Trouble with UEFI installation
Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:43:24 +0200
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Hello Andrew!

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> Hello again, Guix users.
> I'm still trying to install GuixSD, and my problem is with UEFI. I've
> got Gentoo working with UEFI, so I know it's possible on this machine.
> The problem occurs in the installation. This is my error:
>> copying '/gnu/store/1ajp6plak42nr93kyprmc3c4gf6fjvxq-grub.cfg'...
>> populating '/mnt'...
>> grub-install: error: 
>> /gnu/store/ipwgwqaarp304r82b97748shwzmwa9k0-grub-efi-2.02/lib/grub/i386-pc/
>>  doesn't exist. Please specify --target or --directory.
>> guix system: error: failed to install GRUB on device '/dev/sda'

This means the USB installer has booted in BIOS mode. GRUB will
automatically detect the target platform. You can check if it has booted
in UEFI mode by testing whether '/sys/firmware/efi' exists.

Can you try disabling legacy boot in your firmware when booting the
GuixSD installation image?

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