GRUB2 EFI Support

The post describes my experience in building and configuring GRUB2 to boot Fedora 12 from the TianoCore EFI shell. It also describes how to reduce the time to load the kernel and initrd images from over three minutes to a few seconds. Background images are also discussed.

UEFI Booting Fedora 12 on an Intel DX48BT2

For some time Fedora releases have supported UEFI (more commonly known as EFI) booting on X86-64 platforms. Having some experience of using EFI on IA64 platforms over the years, I decided to test out EFI booting Fedora 12 on one of my systems has built-in support for UEFI booting. This post details my experience.