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Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.3 UEFI combined with tboot is not supported


After installing RHEL 6.3 in UEFI mode, the system cannot boot up and the following error message appears:

    Invalid magic number: 0
    Error 13: Invalid or unsupported executable format
    Press any key to continue...

Affected configurations

The above symptom is associated with, but not limited to, the following systems:

  • ThinkServer

Applies To:

  • RHEL 6.3

Confirm with Red Hat that RHEL 6.3 cannot boot in UEFI mode when “tboot” has been installed.

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When installing RHEL 6.3, the user should install tboot-1.7.0-2.el6.x86_64.rpm as shown below:

  • Alias ID: SF12-S0069
  • Document ID: HT075591
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
  • (c) 2014 Lenovo