Monthly Archives: July 2014

grub2 install issues resolved

Having put a truly epic amount of effort in I finally have a grub2 LCFG component which can make a machine bootable at install time. In the end to generate a sane configuration file I had to make a copy … Continue reading

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grub2 install issues

We have had support for configuring grub2 in EL7 for quite some time now but up until this week we had not tackled the install-time support that we require. When installing a machine we boot either via PXE or using … Continue reading

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Improved locale support

The hardware component has traditionally been used to configure the keyboard map and this has slowly evolved to include further locale configuration support. For EL7 we’ve extended this further to add support for configuring the default locale via the new … Continue reading

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LCFG installer

Porting the LCFG installer to a new platform has always been an “interesting” task. The port to EL7¬† has been no different. The first stage of the LCFG installer runs from an initramfs image. (See the LCFG installer documentation¬† for … Continue reading

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