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authorTodor Minchev <todor.minchev@linux.intel.com>2016-12-13 14:56:49 -0800
committerCalifornia Sullivan <california.l.sullivan@intel.com>2016-12-15 10:27:18 -0800
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rmc: add support for alternative EFI bootloaders
RMC was previously configured to work only with the systemd-boot EFI bootloader. With this commit we can specify alternative bootloaders by setting the RMC_BOOTLOADER variable in local.conf. If RMC_BOOTLOADER is not set systemd-boot will be used by default. Signed-off-by: Todor Minchev <todor.minchev@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: California Sullivan <california.l.sullivan@intel.com>
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diff --git a/documentation/rmc/README b/documentation/rmc/README
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@@ -165,14 +165,24 @@ steps still can override results from this hook for boot entries and KBOOTPARAM.
Enable RMC Feature
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-To Enable RMC feature in build, add the below lines in a conf file:
+To enable the RMC feature please add the following variables to your local.conf.
+
DISTRO_FEATURES_append = " rmc"
-EFI_PROVIDER = "rmc-systemd-boot"
+EFI_PROVIDER = "rmc-boot"
+
+The default EFI bootloader used with RMC is systemd-boot. To change the default
+bootloader please overwrite the RMC_BOOTLOADER variable in your local.conf
Note:
Image could be still bootable if you only have either of two lines, but RMC
feature won't be fully functional.
+To install only the RMC client with the systemd-boot bootloader without
+including a default RMC database file, add the following lines to your
+local.conf:
+
+EFI_PROVIDER = "systemd-boot"
+IMAGE_INSTALL_append = " rmc"
Examples
@@ -190,7 +200,7 @@ EXAMPLE 1: Support a new board type:
(1) enable the feature and do a build to get a live-boot image by adding these
lines in conf/local.conf:
DISTRO_FEATURES_append = " rmc"
- EFI_PROVIDER = "rmc-systemd-boot"
+ EFI_PROVIDER = "rmc-boot"
(2) flash the image to a USB stick and boot it on your board