Archive for November 6th, 2015

To mount an EFI boot partition, follow these steps:

1. Discover the volume identifier for your EFI boot partition.

Run this command:

The output should look something like this:


In this case, the volume identifier of the EFI partition is disk0s1

2. Create a mount point.

A mount point is a directory where a non-booted volume is mounted.  On Mac OS X, mount points are typically created in /Volumes.  We can create a directory called efi within /Volumes by running the following command:


3. Mount the EFI partition at the efi mount point.

Run the command:


That’s it.  Your EFI volume will be mounted.  Modify it at your own risk.