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Questions tagged [grub]

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GRUB Boot ISO/disk image from NTFS partition

DISCLAIMER: THIS IS A REPOST WITH ORIGINAL QUESTION. MY LAST QUESTION GOT FLAGGED AS "DUPLICATE", EVEN THOUGH IT WAS NOT, AND ANSWER DID NOT EXIST. I CAME UP WITH A SOLUTION THAT NO ONE ELSE HAD ...
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systemd - mount mount process exited, code=exited status=32

First Boot always fails. Is it possible to make it work ? Working on modified OS image. Where it uses kernel of version 3.10 (Centos 7.6) but grub is still old version 0.97. When deployment of OS ...
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GRUB doesn't boot copied Linux install

I copied a Linux installation from one partition to another partition on a different drive. I did this from a live usb and omitted dev, /proc and /sys. I ran update-grub from the original install, it ...
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Failed to load windows normally [on hold]

I had a dual boot with Linux mint and Windows. When I formatted the partition with linux to uninstall Linux, I can't start my Windows and I have an error Error: no such partition. Entering rescue ...
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Dual Boot Missing for Mint Linux

I have been installed Mint Linux 19.1 alongside my Windows 10. After installation I could't find a Grub Menu on Boot. It directly goes to Mint Linux.
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Using Label in grub on Debian 9

I installed my server with Debian 9 and Grub with a LABEL. In my /etc/fstab I see My label as followed: LABEL=root / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1 /dev/sr0 /media/cdrom0 udf,...
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Root shell in system filesystem with GRUB

I'm learning about GRUB and, after search for a while, I tried to get a root shell changing the kernel load string: /boot/vmlinuz-4.9.0-8amd64 root=UUID=e8485edc.... ro single to /boot/vmlinuz-4.9....
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Computer wont load [duplicate]

Ive tried to download Kali linux, but it kept returning errors when it got to the step of installing the grub bootloader, so i skipped it. Everything else installed fine, and got no more errors after ...
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Issue with merging two HDD images into 1

I've got two HDD image files, which both of have 2 partitions each. On each image, the first partition is the grub boot partition, and the second partition contains the files and kernel. The second ...
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Ubuntu installation Error 15 file not found

For some reason the existing operating system (Fedora is giving kernel panic error) so I decided to install Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS desktop version. When I boot from a bootable USB it just shows 2 options (...
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Dual boot option now showing up with windows and centOS

I know this kind of question is already asked before, but none of those solution worked for me, i am trying to resolve this from last two days but with no success. Problem: - When i start may HP ...
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(Centos 7) Unable to Dual boot with Windows 10. Missing SSD. & os-prober doesn't find windows 10 [closed]

I installed Centos7 on my HDD while I have windows installed on my SSD. When I tried to set up dual boot. Grub is malfunctioning for some reason. EVEN ON MY BIOS PAGE, MY WINDOWS INSTALLED SSD IS NOT ...
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How to handle a dual-boot system after recompiling a kernel?

I have a dual-boot system, on /dev/sdb4 I have Gentoo, and on /dev/sdb5 I installed Ubuntu 18.04 afterwards. My boot partition is /dev/sdb2, and I let Ubuntu handle the whole bootloader stuff. And ...
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Install grub using Slitaz x64

I try to install Slitaz x64 (slitaz-rolling-core64.iso) on a VirtualBox VM using this manual. What I have done is I created one disk in a DOS MBR having ext4 and bootable flag. I differ to the ...
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How to merge squashfs file during booting of “live” linux distros from GRUB manually?

I want to boot Linux distros from GRUB 2.0 command line. I've tried to do so for couple of distros and at "best" I receive initramfs prompt, no GUI which starts if distro is run stardard way. ...
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Fedora UEFI Dual boot breaks NVIDIA in Windows

I'm having a problem regarding nvidia drivers and a dual boot system on uefi. I installed fedora on UEFI mode, so grub boots on an EFI partition(/dev/sda3) which then allows to boot Windows Boot ...
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Check what modules are in a GRUB standalone image without booting?

Is there a reasonably simple way to figure out what modules are inside a GRUB standalone image without booting it?
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Grub recover - install Ubuntu, keep Win7

I messed up the grub loader by accident and all tutorials to install it again failed. Now I can't boot anything so I created an Ubuntu Boot Stick to access all my data. When I tried to reinstall the ...
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Problem in Kubuntu while installing files… How to solve? E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

sudo apt install adobe-flashplugin Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done adobe-flashplugin is already the newest version (1:20190212.1-...
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Can I move any partition freely when using UEFI?

In BIOS, booting is two or three stages, both of which will end up calling the final-stage bootloader code in the boot block of a partition. Is that the reason why I need to reinstall GRUB2 when ...
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Will moving logical volume `/` which contain `/boot` cause failure to boot?

I followed Stephen Kitt's recommendation put / and /home under LVM, instead of leaving / in its own partition. If /boot is in a logical volume for / (as by default it is), will moving the logical ...
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Debugging boot performance issues in grub / before kernel logging starts

My PC takes a long time booting. I have reason to believe it is caused by delays after grub, but before kernel logging starts (booting takes 30 seconds, but dmesg messages have time stamps between 0....
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Why does replacing drive with a dd clone cause machine to hang at boot?

I have a home-brew media server based on a 800MHz Intel Atom with two big LVM drives and Debian 9 on a 250GB 2.5" drive. The latter is showing bad blocks, so I am intending to replace it. I booted ...
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need to install GRUB again or not for dual booting ?(debian/arch)

I have a sony VPCSA36GG. Being an old laptop, it used to have 4x64 ssd's with a raid 0 on it. I had problems installing grub bootloader while installing debian (my 1st linux install) so removed the ...
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What are the differences between the purposes of `core.img` and files in `/boot/grub`?

What are the differences between the purposes of core.img and files in /boot/grub? Thanks. I often heard of two stage bootloading. while here seems to be three stage bootloading in https://en....
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What program(s) is stored in a small partition on my hard drive with flags `bios_grub`?

My old laptop uses BIOS. It came with Windows installed, and later I installed Ubuntu by overwriting Windows. What program(s) is stored in a small partition on my hard drive with flags bios_grub, ...
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CentOS7 fails to start without monitor

When I used Windows 7 on the same PC, I didn't have this problem. Now I can't start my server if monitor is not connected. When I turn it on without monitor, I can't hear HDD loading and also can't ...
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Installing GRUB on an nvme drive

I used a cloning app in windows to copy my partitions to the nvme but now I need to install a new bootloader as I am combining two drives into the one nvme. Partition Layout: Disk /dev/nvme0n1: ...
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I was trying to install deepin and got an error

I was loading it through a bootable usb. My laptop doesn't have any os installed and basically all partitions were formatted before installing it but still I got an error which said that installation ...
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How to diagnose the difference in OS performance between installation media?

I have two different USB sticks, a 128 GB Samsung and a 64 GB SanDisk. I used Gnome Disks to benchmark both of them and the Samsung one was supposedly better, it had faster read and write speed but it ...
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Is there a way to remove the GalliumOS greeter/opening graphics?

Basically, I'd really love to be able to just have the command line be the way I boot into Gallium, but the main way I tried was a little wonky. I deleted LXDM entirely, which not only didn't delete ...
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Dual hibernation with two distros

I have three operating systems installed on my ThinkPad T450, in this order: Win10, Kubuntu 18.04, Fedora 29. Both Win10 and Kubuntu are installed on primary partitions, and F29 on an extended ...
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Boot Linux Mint Partition from VirtualBox on Windows, don't seem to have /usr/lib/grub/i386-pc

I'm trying to boot a regular Linux partition from VirtualBox on Windows. I found this tutorial and followed it. Basically, this just creates an ISO file of the GRUB configuration so that VirtualBox ...
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Terminal crash during apt-upgrade on ubuntu and now upgrade fails

I was upgrading Ubuntu using sudo apt-get upgrade -y But, the terminal crashed in between. When I tried to run the same command again, it gave an error related to lock on dpkg. I deleted the lock ...
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Clarification regarding GRUB2 during boot process

I have a very simple setup which is based on two hard drives, let's call them sda and sdb. I want to have two different distributions on those hard drives, one based on Ubuntu and another based on ...
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Grub ls shows no output

In the grub Shell, no Output is generated when I type "ls /", "ls", "ls ($root)" or anything like that. Interestingly enough, I can type: ls /<tab><tab> and see the list of files in $...
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GRUB2 Booting ISO from NTFS partition [duplicate]

I'm trying to boot an ISO containing a Linux live system from an existing NTFS partition on a PC. The PC has UEFI, and the hard disk is partitioned with GPT, so GRUB4DOS is not an option. Can this be ...
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Why there are two entries for crashkernel parameter in the grub.conf file?

I'm trying to enable kdump on a server but in the grub configuration file, there are two entries for the crashkernel parameter for each OS entry. I know that this parameter is used to allocate memory ...
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Windows 10 item does not show up in GRUB menu after installing openSUSE

I installed openSUSE Leap 15 alongside my Windows 10 on same hard drive but in an allocated free space. I expected the dualboot option, but the Windows 10 item doesn't show up in GRUB menu at all. ...
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Ubuntu does not wake up after suspension/hibernation

I am using ubuntu 18.04 lts. After I close the lid (for 1 min+), ubuntu refuses to wake up. It flashes an error screen instead: Does it have to do with grub? I usually work around the issue by ...
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change root password in CentOS 7 [duplicate]

I was reading about changing root password in CentOS 7. it's totally different from centOS 6. change root password I was wondering about the steps for example why should I change ro? what ...
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How should I configure my drive to be able to boot from multiple distros of Linux?

This question is very vague, so allow me to be more specific: I divided my USB drive (a temporary storage device until I get an SSD) into 6 partitions using GParted. I planned to use Rufus to install ...
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GRUB menu does not appear after “Welcome to GRUB!” [closed]

The GRUB welcome message appears, and disappears after a moment, then there is a blank screen. However, it still responds to Ctrl+Alt+Del, in the same way as this question. My issue has all of the ...
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booting old netbook [closed]

I have a complete confusion of boot problems on an old netbook. It's dual boot, details below, used every ~2 months for travelling. 1) One day it simply wouldn't boot. Power-light on, brief flicker ...
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How can I load an operating system from a certain partition with GRUB?

My understanding is that the UEFI/BIOS will boot into a certain storage device, whether it be HDD, SSD, USB, DVD, etc. Then this will pass control to the boot-loader, which is GRUB in Linux operating ...
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GRUB menu lists both Windows and Linux, but Linux won't boot

I recently installed Windows on a separate partition, and I have elementary OS already installed on my PC. So I want to dual boot. I have followed this link to install GRUB again: https://askubuntu....
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Add Prime OS (Android_x86_x64) to grub menu

I have debian dual boot with windows and try to install prime os also, while install it i didn't install it's grub because i have debian grub, but after installation i can't found it in grub . ...
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SW RAID-1 grub-install

I just changed /sda system disk in SW RAID using following steps, simply put: sfdisk -d /dev/sdb | sfdisk /dev/sda mdadm --manage /dev/md0 --add /dev/sda2 Now disk is initializing chcked by: cat /...
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Multiple Linux Installation - managing shared ESP and Bootable options

I have installed Manjaro alongside BlackArch. BlackArch has its bootloader in /boot which is a separate partition. Manjaro has three partitions, one for root(/), one for /boot, and one for /boot/efi. ...
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Failing to boot Ubuntu 18.04 - “attempt to read or write outside of 'hd0'”

I am having issues booting and end up in a grub rescue shell. error: attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0'. Entering rescue mode... grub rescue> Searching around the web, i have found ...