User talk:Altercation/Bullet Proof Arch Install

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Tables

Just wanted to say those partitioning tables are pretty cool. And their source is readable at that! Cheers -- Alad (talk) 09:22, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

Thanks User:Alad, they took me a while! Still some cleanup to do, but I felt that there needed to be a visual to make things clear. Appreciate the feedback. -Ethan

Questions

Hm, install works fine but I can't boot. Could you add an EFI boot section? I tried with efibootmgr and systed-boot but somehow I don't know how to properly get my root partition. Dreivier (talk) 15:00, 2 January 2017 (UTC)

--> solved it and will post my solution latern on Dreivier (talk) 08:00, 10 January 2017 (UTC) --> here it is: https://gist.github.com/burningTyger/cb6e61afdeb527f4b87e57774ac40f16

System partition type shows 8200 Linux Swap should this be 8300 Linux filesystem ?

sgdisk --zap-all /dev/sda

sgdisk --clear \

      --new=1:0:+550MiB --typecode=1:ef00 --change-name=1:EFI \
      --new=2:0:+12GiB  --typecode=2:8200 --change-name=2:swap \
      --new=3:0:0       --typecode=2:8200 --change-name=3:system \
        /dev/sda

to

sgdisk --zap-all /dev/sda

sgdisk --clear \

      --new=1:0:+550MiB --typecode=1:ef00 --change-name=1:EFI \
      --new=2:0:+12GiB  --typecode=2:8200 --change-name=2:swap \
      --new=3:0:0       --typecode=2:8300 --change-name=3:system \
        /dev/sda

It's repeated as that through out the document would have to change in multiple locations if not correct.