Questions tagged [grub]

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move boot partition of proxmox (or debian) to USB flash, installed on two disk zfs-raid-1 non-bootable nvme

I am trying to setup proxmox on Dell r720xd, which does have UEFI boot option but can not boot from PCIe nvme drives. If I install proxmox (or any os) on a usb flash, it boots fine. For testing, I ...
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Select alternate boot media from bootloader?

If I'm booting from USB, is it possible to edit SYSLINUX menus to select a distribution on an internal hd? I don't mean deferring to the internal boot partition, but selecting an internal partition ...
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Change name of OS in linux mint 20.1

I want to change the name of the OS so in the grub menu it only shows Linux mint and not Linux Mint xfce 20.1 to make it as clean as posible where can i change the name?
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GNU Grub Fail Boot

sorry for bad english because its not my main language... My problem is that I have deleted linux on my laptop (My laptop come with windows but I have deleted windows and then I run on single boot ...
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Ubuntu VG Missing On Boot, Can Recover with LiveCD. How to Edit Grub.conf?

Running Ubuntu 20.04, I did what I thought was a simple apt update/upgrade (nvidia drivers) and then I rebooted. I get the error: Begin: waiting for root file system lvm : error while loading shared ...
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Need more clue to find i386-pc/normal.mod

I am on grub rescue mode, and the avalible command just ls, the search, search.file not there. I already found my partition which use ext2, that is hd0 msdos6. When i do ls, it consist of tmp/ root/ ...
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How to prevent Linux from absorbing Windows boot manager?

I have 2 SSDs plugged in my server. One installed Windows Server 2019, the other RadHat 8.3. What is sort of annoying to me is that every time I installed Windows and RedHat, RedHat will delete the ...
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How to reorder the grub menu--set the cursor located at the first menu automactically?

There are two disks in my pc and dual os (debian--buster + win10 )installed on sda,a single os(debian buster ) installed on sdb. Everytime to reboot pc,the grub menu show as the following: Debian GNU/...
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UEFI Grub not finding config file

I need to boot Windows and two other Linux distors using Grub. So, I have installed Grub on UEFI partition with a dedicated partition for storing the files used by Grub using the following command. ...
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Start Clonezilla/Gparted from encrypted partition

I’m striving to start clonezilla/gparted (I will always talk about clonezilla, but it is the same issue) with grub with the live-hd configuration (so basically from the boot partition on /dev/sda3 but ...
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Partitions not detected by ubuntu 18.04 live usb

I use a primarily windows system dual booted with my ubuntu 18.04 Since about 1 year, I was not able to boot up into ubuntu (initramfs prompt opens, and no solution I could find worked). This original ...
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GRUB error: unknown filesystem

I am trying to setup lvm on luks2 with boot inside lvm. NAME FSTYPE FSVER FSAVAIL FSUSE% MOUNTPOINT nvme0n1 ├─nvme0n1p1 vfat FAT32 510.7M 0% ...
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How to remove old UEFI boot entry?

Every time my computer boots, I face this GNU GRUB menu: I don't know how to remove it and every time I boot, I have to write exit and then I have to choose the debian entry manually. I've looked ...
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Can grub recognize a “degraded” raid1 mdadm partition?

Grub can boot(I have tried) from a zfs "degraded" raid1, is simple: create two zfs pools, one is boot, one is root, each one is raid1...and grub load Linux, with two disk, or with only one ...
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To make GRUB default to boot Windows 10 instead of Linux

How do I make GRUB default to boot (load bootloader of) Windows 10 if it's left untouched to get input on boot menu?
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Cannot boot (any more) from MBR SSD drive even if legacy BIOS is enabled

The situation is simple to describe in fact: A MBR-partitioned Kingston SSD of 1TB containing Windows 10 and Kubuntu was moved to a new (HP) laptop: in order to boot there, legacy support had to be ...
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Unable to open Bliss OS after making changes in boot code

#!/bin/sh exec tail -n +3 $0 # This file provides an easy way to add custom menu entries. Simply type the # menu entries you want to add after this comment. Be careful not to change # the 'exec tail'...
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Runlevel of choice. GRUB, ubuntu

I'm quite new to linux, and have a few questions regarding my assignment. I must give a choice to the user in GRUB, to use either 3rd or 4th runlevel. May i ask for any materials and/or tips on that? ...
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“linux” grub loader can't detect android

I had installed Bliss OS. I wasn't getting that in grub loader. That's why I was searching in Google little bit. I got this. And, I added following code at the bottom of /etc/grub.d/40_custom: ...
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Debian 10.9 fresh install will not boot

Just dumped Ubuntu in favor of Debian and not 5 hours in i am immediately regretting it and wanting all 5 back. Upon installing instead of being greeted by a GUI i am instead greeted by a console that ...
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Grub rescue error (insmod normal)

I was trying to make it normal from grub rescue error. But, msdos7 is returning that filesystem is ext2. When I write insmod normal I get "invalid file name 'hd0,msdos7/i386-pc/normal.mod" ...
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What does btusb.enable_autosuspend=n really do?

Bluetooth is a mess in linux. After hours of trying to make bluetooth even turn on, I found out that adding this to the grub fixed the issue to where now it's at least turning on albeit not pairing ...
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Initramfs error code 8 after booting to Windows on other hard drive

I have multiple hard drives on my computer with different partitions, with different Windows installations and older (malfunctioning) Ubuntu versions. When I change my hard drive boot priority in the ...
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Grub installation error while installing arch

I tried grub-install --target=x86_64-efi --efi-directory=/b I got output... failed to get canonical path of /b I don't know why this is happening? How can I fix it?
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it is Impossible for me to install ubuntu or generally most linux distros on Asus zenbook14 um433iq

I've got a big problem, I can't install ubuntu and some Ubuntu-based Linux distro but Pop Os on my laptop. Let me illustrate the problem, I've tried elementary os, ubuntu, Feren os, KDE neon, Zorin os,...
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Recover grub after update Windows 10

I have been using Windows 10 and Linux Mint for more than 2 years on the same computer. I always kept Windows up to date, but this time, the Windows update somehow overwrote grub to boot both OS. I ...
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Getting commmand screen insted of ubuntu logo when starting ubuntu 20

I have recently installed ubuntu. but for some reason today when i start or shutdown my laptop i get some commands running insted of ubuntu logo I think in the background these commands were already ...
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How to remove grub screen on start. i have installed ubuntu on my dos machine

Hello everyone I have recently installed ubuntu on my dos machine and when the installation got finished it told me to restart. But after restarting the system is not booting into ubuntu automatically,...
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Grub has overwritten my main hard drive

I installed MX Linux into my ssd to dual boot it with PopOS but I chose the grub option because it said that I can dual boot easily with it. But that one choice doomed my life. my main hard disk has ...
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Rescuedisk to access kali grub

What rescue disk should I use to access kali grub? I already tried the actual Kali iso and it was stuck at intrid:/ . Also after making the bootable disk how do I enter grub and run commands?
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Can't access grub to restore sudo [duplicate]

I mistakenly ran a command that made sudo no longer a set-uid binary and it's no longer owned by root and now I can use it at all. I want to go into grub to correct this but I can't access grub ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) after building a kernel without initramfs

While trying to install KISS Linux (a distribution which doesn't use (or at least doesn't by default) an initramfs), a distribution that requires you to build your own kernel, I always get the same ...
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how i can install arch-linux-x64 on UEFI-32bit

i have a tablet laptop with intel Atom , and UEFI 32 bit i'm using rufus for create bootable usb but usb not able to boot from uefi system i'm found a solution for ubuntu Here by copying a file ...
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Triple Boot Debian 10, Fedora 33 and Windows 10 with GPT and (U)EFI

Situation: Hardware is Lenovo Laptop with: -1 physical 1TB SSD disk -UEFI BIOS (version H3ET65WW 1.02) -BIOS Startup tab settings: UEFI/Legacy Boot- UEFI Only & CSM Support set to Yes -Boot ...
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Boot Linux from ISO Image inside Windows 7 Partion

I have a Windows 7 Laptop from a friend where he wants me to install Linux for him to try. The MBR partition table is already full, so there is no option to add another partition and install Linux ...
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Fedora 33 not booting into latest kernel

Not the best picture (sorry), but every now and again whenever Fedora does an update, it appears to be adding a new line to my boot menu - the picture is old, I now have 3 versions of the kernal in ...
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Unable to access Linux in a dual boot system. “Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. TAB lists possible command…”

I have a Ubuntu and windows dual boot, and it was working well for a year. Today, while using Ubuntu, I kept a live usb drive with windows recovery (I was not aware of this). I couldn’t access the ...
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Can't update anything on Linux Mint 20.1

Every time I try to install updates using the update manager on Linux Mint 20.1 I get the following message : E: grub-pc: installed grub-pc package post-installation script subprocess returned error ...
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System keeps booting into Grub2

My system keeps booting into the Grub2 Command Line interface on startup. I used to run Windows 10 and Ubuntu on Dual Boot, and after I updated my Windows 10 to Windows Server 2019, on every startup, ...
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I deleted the Ubuntu partition, and proceeded to delete Ubuntu from my system files. Can't access grub rescue

I'm in this loop. Whatever I select, I get back to the same options. I have Windows installed in my HDD but I can't access it. Even the grub rescue won't open (I may have deleted it accidentally?)
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Unable to install Grub bootloader for Parrot OS

there might be a lot of posts about this but I have spent a day to try and find out as much info as possible. I still could not get it to work. I tried to reflash my Bios using a windows hard drive ...
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No GRUB entry after installation of manjaro-architect

I have used the XFCE live cd, to launch into manjaro-architect, not the standalone ISO. I am planning to dual boot with windows, but now I have only one SSD plugged in, and aside the firmware having ...
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Why my centos freeze

I migrated a virtual machine from xen to proxmox using clonzilla. My VM hangs after Probing EDD. What do I need to remove in it, or how do I enable a more detailed boot log so that I can fix and ...
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GRUB prefix and root point to a nonexistent path: is this machine dead?

In an attempt to revamp an old (2013) laptop which had Windows and Ubuntu dually installed, I kept running into the grub rescue shell. From the get go, this was worrying to me. The output of ls: (hd0) ...
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Kali Linux dual boot - No boot menu and partition still showing “Unallocated”

I am trying to dual boot kali linux with windows 10. Hard drive is UEFI based. I created a 100 GB partition from windows which showed "Unallocated". Then created a bootable USB using ...
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(Ubuntu dualboot) I've lost my Windows 10 boot option and boot-repair doesn't fix the problem

Not sure why my windows boot option is missing but I've tried some of the normal options, os-probe, update-grub, boot-repair, with no success. See below for output of boot-repair which shows it can ...
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Grub error 'lvmid/xxx' not found

I have a similar problem to this one: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=249535. However, the fix does not work for me. So I am trying to install arch linux in a dm-encrypted partition. I have ...
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Set default boot entry to Windows instead of Fedora

I have the following options on my machine in Grub when I boot it up: Fedora (5.10.21-200.fc33.x86_64) 33 (Workstation Edition) Fedora (5.10.19-200.fc33.x86_64) 33 (Workstation Edition) Fefora (5.8.15-...
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Can I use GPU through the M.2 interface (support PCIe) together with GPU installed in normal PCIe x16 slot in Linux?

I have a Nvidia GPU workstation for multiple users. I use KVM to create 4 VMs and use GPU in VMs in passthrough mode. However, I find when I pass through all 4 GPUs to these VMs. The host system (...
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No Garuda option in GRUB

I just installed Garuda and updated it. But now when I boot, the GRUB menu only shows the power options and the 'Snapshots' option. Although I can go to Snapshots and boot, but why isn't the boot ...

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