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EfiLib Fix to install.sh's efibootmgr filename; disable check for 2048-byte Jan 5, 2013
docs Version 0.6.6 release. Jan 26, 2013
filesystems Added new test program catfile, extended/fixed Makefile Jan 27, 2013
fonts Version 0.6.6 release. Jan 26, 2013
icons ALT Linux icon. Jan 12, 2013
images Added raw images directory for those who might want to change & Dec 3, 2012
include Added transparency support for built-in selection icon. Jan 14, 2013
keys Version 0.6.5 release. Jan 17, 2013
libeg Fixed bug: ICNS file in main icons directory would override PNG file in Jan 27, 2013
mok Shim/MOK fine-tuning & support for building drivers with GNU-EFI Dec 30, 2012
refind Fixed bug: ICNS file in main icons directory would override PNG file in Jan 27, 2013
BUILDING.txt Small build process changes. Jan 4, 2013
COPYING.txt Initial commit. Mar 25, 2012
CREDITS.txt Version 0.6.5 release. Jan 17, 2013
LICENSE.txt Initial commit. Mar 25, 2012
Make.common Small change. Jan 26, 2013
Make.tiano Changes related to new shim/MOK code. Dec 28, 2012
Makefile New ability to specify volume labels in "dont_scan_dirs" token to Jan 5, 2013
NEWS.txt Fixed bug: ICNS file in main icons directory would override PNG file in Jan 27, 2013
README.txt Version 0.6.3 release. Jan 6, 2013
install.sh Version 0.6.6 release. Jan 26, 2013
mkcdimage Fix memory management error; version 0.6.4 release. Jan 8, 2013
mkdistrib Version 0.6.6 release. Jan 26, 2013
mkrlconf.sh Version 0.6.1 official release Dec 22, 2012
mvrefind.sh Version 0.6.3 release. Jan 6, 2013
refind-alt.spec RPM spec file used by ALT Linux; maybe useful as a reference. Jan 17, 2013
refind.conf-sample Support for loading fonts (as PNG files); new default font. Jan 25, 2013
refind.inf Shim/MOK fine-tuning & support for building drivers with GNU-EFI Dec 30, 2012
refind.spec Fixed bug: ICNS file in main icons directory would override PNG file in Jan 27, 2013

README.txt

Brief Installation Instructions (Binary Package)
================================================

This is rEFInd, an EFI boot manager. The binary package includes the
following files and subdirectories:

   File                             Description
   -----------------------------    -----------------------------
   refind/refind_ia32.efi           The main IA32 rEFInd binary
   refind/refind_x64.efi            The main x86-64 rEFInd binary
   refind/refind.conf-sample        A sample configuration file
   refind/icons/                    Subdirectory containing icons
   refind/drivers_ia32/             Subdirectory containing IA32 drivers
   refind/drivers_x64/              Subdirectory containing x86-64 drivers
   keys/                            Subdirectory containing MOKs
   install.sh                       Linux/MacOS installation script
   mkrlconf.sh                      A script to create refind_linux.conf
   mvrefind.sh                      A script to move a rEFInd installation
   README.txt                       This file
   NEWS.txt                         A summary of program changes
   LICENSE.txt                      The original rEFIt license
   COPYING.txt                      The rEFInd license
   CREDITS.txt                      Acknowledgments of code sources
   docs/                            Documentation in HTML format

The easiest way of installing rEFInd is generally to use the install.sh
script; however, you must be running under Linux or OS X to do this. If
you're using either of those OSes, simply typing "./install.sh" will
generally install rEFInd. If you have problems with this method, though,
you'll have to do a manual installation. The install.sh script supports a
number of options that you might want to use; consult the
docs/refind/installing.html file for details.

To install the binary package manually, you must first access your EFI
System Partition (ESP). You can then place the files from the refind
subdirectory in a subdirectory of the ESP's EFI directory. You may omit the
.efi binary for the type of computer you're NOT using, and you may
optionally rename the .efi file for the binary you are using. If this is an
initial installation, you should rename refind.conf-sample to refind.conf;
but if you're replacing an existing installation, you should leave your
existing refind.conf intact. The end result might include the following
files on the ESP:

 EFI/refind/refind_x64.efi
 EFI/refind/refind.conf
 EFI/refind/icons/

Unfortunately, dropping the files in the ESP is not sufficient; as
described in the docs/refind/installing.html file, you must also tell your
EFI about rEFInd. Precisely how to do this varies with your OS or, if you
choose to do it through the EFI, your EFI implementation. In some cases you
may need to rename the EFI/refind directory as EFI/boot, and rename
refind_x86.efi to bootx64.efi (or refind_ia32.efi to bootia32.efi on 32-bit
systems). Consult the installing.html file for full details.

If you want to use any of the filesystem drivers, you must install them,
too. Creating a subdirectory of the rEFInd binary directory called
drivers_x64 (for x86-64 systems), drivers_ia32 (for x86 systems), or
drivers (for any architecture) and copying the drivers you want to this
location should do the trick. When you next launch it, rEFInd should load
the drivers, giving you access to the relevant filesystems.

Brief Installation Instructions (Source Package)
================================================

rEFInd source code can be obtained from
https://sourceforge.net/projects/refind/. Consult the BUILDING.txt file in
the source code package for build instructions. Once  you've built the
source code, you can use the install.sh script to install the binaries
you've built. Alternatively, you can duplicate the directory tree described
above by copying the individual files and the icons directory to the ESP.