Location Of Grub.conf Etc. With UEFI Boot (CentOS 6)

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Hi,

What’s the proper/normal way of setting up GRUB for a CentOS 6
installation that boots using UEFI? I’ve recently set up such a system, but for technical reasons I mentioned in an earlier post, I booted in
“legacy” mode during installation, which meant I didn’t get the correct UEFI boot configuration, and had to set it up subsequently “by hand”. I’ve managed to get the system to start up, but I had to place grub.conf under “/EFI/redhat/” on the EFI partition; without it, the system only boots into the grub shell. Is this normal, or is GRUB supposed to be able to find grub.conf under /boot? If not, how are updates on kernel upgrade etc. supposed to get done? Do I need a symlink from
/boot/grub/grub.conf to the EFI parition? And will grub-install help with some of this? I haven’t dared to try it, as I’m afraid it may break everything because it assumes an “MBR” configuration, or something.

Also, how is /boot supposed to be set up anyway? Will it still normally be configured as a separate partition?

Yeah, I know, I could re-install in UEFI mode (as I think I know how now), but I’m hoping you will save me from the effort. I also have a workable system anyhow, but kernel upgrades could be an issue, and it’s nice to know the “right” way of setting up.

Thanks,

 -Toralf

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