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Re: grub not properly installing in GuixSD

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: grub not properly installing in GuixSD
Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:39:34 +0200
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Joshua Branson <address@hidden> writes:

> I can properly boot guixSD in UEFI from the grub command prompt! Aka I
> chainload the operating system.  Unfortunately I do not know how to
> chainload the OS and pass a kernel argument.  I need to pass nomodeset.

The kernel arguments should go into the operating system configuration
file.  There’s a field “kernel-arguments”, which is just a list of

Here’s an example:

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
   '("iomem=relaxed"     ; Needed for using flashrom
     "zswap.enabled=1"   ; compressed RAM cache for swap devices
     "vm.swappiness=100" ; NOTE: only use this with zswap!
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

> BUT I don't know where the linux kernel is on the usbstick.

Oh, this is still about booting the USB image?  The comment above is
about how to add extra arguments once you’ve already installed GuixSD.


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