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It should work without the braces ({}). I just double-checked on a test system running Arch Linux, and the following worked for me: menuentry "Test" { icon \EFI\refind_test\icons\os_arch.png volume 904404F8-B481-440C-A1E3-11A5A954E601 loader vmlinuz-linux options "initrd=initramfs-linux.img root=/dev/sda2" } Most likely you're specifying ...


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First, some basics.... There are two critical classes of programs involved in booting a computer, under either BIOS or EFI: The boot manager -- This program presents a menu or otherwise enables the user to select which OS to boot. The boot loader -- This program loads an OS kernel into memory and starts it running. Some programs, including GRUB and most ...


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As far as I know, no. While you can use MBR-partitioned disks within UEFI, you cannot use BIOS (MBR) format bootloaders, as they expect to run in a mostly "fresh" system, not inside the UEFI-prepared environment. So GRUB.efi doesn't even attempt to start one; it expects you to give an .efi path only.



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