On 02/02/2019 07.36, Basil Chupin wrote:
On 1/2/19 10:11 pm, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> On 01/02/2019 08.58, Basil Chupin wrote:
interested if you can find out if the command "rpmdb --rebuilddb" works.
I think it doesn't, but now I have my doubts. So please try that one first, and if
it says "unknown option" try "rpmdb --rebuilddb" instead ;-)
See my response to Felix -- the problem has been solved and I used 'rpm
Thanks for finding the thread. Fortunately I do not use UEFI (why is MS
such a PITA? :-) ) but I am now prepared when I do have to <shudder> use
UEFI which I fear I will be forced to do very shortly :-(.
UEFI is fine :-)
You can boot any number of operating systems without using grub to
choose them, for instance, all installed in a dozen primary partitions.
Multibooting becomes easier.
You only have to fight this or that operating system (guess which)
fighting to be the master, as always. But undoing becomes easier, once
you know how.
UEFI was actually designed for multibooting, while BIOS was not and
needed hacks. Of course, horrible implementations do exist.
Don't confuse UEFI with protected boot, ie, needing a signed grub and a
signed kernel to be able to boot. It is a feature of UEFI, yes, but can
Cheers / Saludos,
Carlos E. R.
(from 15.0 x86_64 at Telcontar)