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I am installing debian gnome 9 and getting

unable to install grub in dummy
executing grub-install dummy failed
fatal error

I have reinstalled it three times and the same message appears each time. I also installed debian cinnamon 9 and got the same message. It doesn't make a lot of sense since I successfully installed it on the same computer previously (gnome), as far as I recall.

When I boot into bios, I only have 3 options:

  1. enter setup
  2. livedvd
  3. debian

which upon entering gives me a black screen which states at the top

minimal bash.......

And underneath the only thing there is

grub>_

Looks like I am supposed to type something after grub>. I have no idea what grub is.

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