Customize alternate install CD with UEFI?

Petter Adsen petter at synth.no
Sat Jul 23 08:18:45 UTC 2016


On Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:24:26 +0200
Josef Wolf <jw at raven.inka.de> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 03:16:54PM +0200, Liam Proven wrote:
> > On 22 July 2016 at 14:53, Josef Wolf <jw at raven.inka.de> wrote:  
> > > But (AFAIK) you can't keep /boot withhin an encrypted drive.
> > > Therefore, if you want an encrypted root, you need a separete
> > > partition for /boot.  
> > 
> > I do not recall that limitation. I defer.  
> 
> How would the boot-loader load the kernel from an encrypted
> filesystem? Even parts from grub reside withhin /boot. How would grub
> access those parts?

Later versions of Grub understands and can unlock encrypted volumes. On
UEFI systems the essential parts of Grub lives in the ESP, on legacy
systems in the MBR. AFAIK this isn't supported by Ubuntu at install
time, but the functionality should still be there.

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/GRUB#Boot_partition

Petter

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