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Re: [PATCH] search: new --efidisk-only option on EFI systems

From: Robbie Harwood
Subject: Re: [PATCH] search: new --efidisk-only option on EFI systems
Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2022 11:01:33 -0500

Renaud Métrich <> writes:

> When using 'search' on EFI systems, we sometimes want to exclude devices
> that are not EFI disks (e.g. md, lvm).
> This is typically used when wanting to chainload when having a software
> raid (md) for EFI partition:
> with no option, 'search --file /EFI/redhat/shimx64.efi' sets root envvar
> to 'md/boot_efi' which cannot be used for chainloading since there is no
> effective EFI device behind.
> Signed-off-by: Renaud Métrich <>

The patch fixes the systems in question, and I don't see a way for it to
break other things.

Reviewed-by: Robbie Harwood <>

Be well,

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