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Install on X200 [message #21] Thu, 22 February 2018 21:44 Go to next message
aryr100 is currently offline  aryr100
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Finally got to install FreeSlack64-14.2, on my Certificated RYF Thinkpad X200.

All goes well, the only issue is lilo. You will need to activate Grub, then the system will boot properly.
https://www.fsf.org/news/libreboot-x200-laptop-now-fsf-certified-to-respect-your-freedom
Re: Install on X200 [message #22 is a reply to message #21] Fri, 23 February 2018 10:34 Go to previous messageGo to next message
samtux is currently offline  samtux
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Your X200 has Libreboot which already contains GRUB and there's no need to install it in FreeSlack. It's sufficient to create a /boot/grub/libreboot_grub.cfg file.
LiLo won't work, since it uses BIOS functions (at least that's what I read in a statement of a Libreboot developer) and your Thinkpad has no BIOS anymore (that's why it has the FSF certificate).

I replaced the BIOS with Libreboot on my TP X200 in July 2015.
Re: Install on X200 [message #34 is a reply to message #21] Mon, 04 June 2018 17:51 Go to previous message
aryr100 is currently offline  aryr100
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Works with the following :
After install, but before you reboot

chroot /mnt

grub-install /dev/sda

grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg

[Updated on: Mon, 04 June 2018 20:27]

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