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Questions tagged [grub]

This tag is ambiguous: use grub2 or grub-legacy as appropriate.

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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 ...
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Installed GRUB on the wrong disk during a Debian install

I had installed Debian on my external HDD but for some reasons GRUB didn't get installed on the HDD EFI partition but instead on has been installed on the man disk where I was doing the Debian install....
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PC can't boot into any OS except Solus

I recently installed Solus on my PC. I have a 120GB SSD + 1TB HDD setup. I installed Solus on the SSD. I installed Deepin replacing the Solus. But it doesn't boot up. Gets stuck at error: attempt to ...
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Microsoft's Windows kills Debian grub after each start

I’m experiencing a trouble with my dual-boot windows and Debian ASUS PC. Everything worked fine until a weeks ago when I entered into MS-windows after some months that I didn’t. The PC then booted ...
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Changing root to new hard Disk partition breaks grub

My root partition was on /dev/sda1 and I changed the root partition to /dev/sda2. I updated the entry in /etc/fstab with the UUID of /dev/sda2. But, I am not sure, how would the grub know that the ...
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Linux Windows dual boot UEFI BIOS confusion

I'm trying to install a Linux Mint dual boot on an old Windows 7 laptop. The laptop has UEFI (plus legacy BIOS mode as you'd expect) and it seems that HP used the legacy setting when they installed ...
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Create Linux USB that can boot from any computers like the liveusb installer

From my understanding, when installing Linux on a USB, it's only guaranteed to boot on that machine, unlike the liveUSB installer. So my Dell laptop already has Linux on it's internal hard drive. ...
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Cant preseed grub-installer/bootdev

I would like to install ubuntu to smallest hdd in my computer system config via preseed. It works fine but when smaller hdd not /dev/sda(eg /dev/sdb) i have an error "Executing 'grub-install/dev/sda' ...
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How can I get the 'ls' output to a variable in grub2?

I install Ubuntu into a SSD drive and when I insert the SSD into different computer I have to change manually the disk number. I would like to get the home directory of all the disks until I found the ...
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Corrupted Manjaro GRUB boot at new RX 580 graphics card video-linux driver install

I'm experiencing a bug in Manjaro Gnome that I hope to solve. PC System and Drive Configuration: Legacy BIOS system. ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z. This Motherboard supports UEFI BIOS boot in theory but ...
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Using grub to properly boot from an external backup drive

edit: I think I solved my own problem -- see bottom of question for details I have a copy of all the files under / on an external usb-connected harddrive. To test whether this backup works, i'm ...
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USB boot on NTFS system, grub error: unknown filesystem

I followed online instructions on setting up a USB bootdisk with rufus-3.3 to install Linux Manjaro, after setting everything up I get the following error: So far two versions of the Manjaro - from ...
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What is causing my EFI partition to become corrupt when booting CentOS after installation?

I am attempting to install the latest CentOS 7.5 x64 on small form factor PC ASUS Eee Box EB1037. It is an Intel Celeron J1900 (Bay Trail) with an onboard NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M. The installtion media ...
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Deepin Linux installed, ugly and unresponsive GRUB menu

I bought a small, used laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon, 3rd gen.), mainly to take it with me on trips, to make office stuff and code ;-) So i thought, not another windows, let's try a Linux distro ...
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Debian 10 Buster | update-grub | command not found

update-grub failed with an error message # update-grub bash: update-grub: command not found @GAD3R Output of # [ -d /sys/firmware/efi ] && echo EFI || echo legacy legacy Note1 I've ...
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Archlinux failed to boot: can't access tty: job control turned off

I came across the problem after upgrading my system through pacman -Syu. During the upgrade, I encountered a python package conflict which caused the upgrade transaction aborted. So I resolved the ...
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Debian Grub - display a splash image/animation for the entire course of the boot (similar to KUbuntu)?

The issue - I am looking into displaying a splash image as soon as I start my computer instead of a blinking cursor. For instance KUbuntu does this, it displays an animation during the whole boot ...
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disabling grub for linux while dual boot with manjaro (arch based distro)

i have use manjaro (arch based distro) for 1 years and i realy love to use this distro. but i have hobby to distro hop and use dual boot manjaro and other linux. manjaro use grub configuration that ...
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Critical boot error [closed]

While I was cleaning up my pc, I accidentally uninstalled a package I shouldn't have uninstalled (can't really remember what I uninstalled thought ). As a consequence, a total of 599 packages were ...
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debian and grub with raid10+lvm+luks

I set for testing a virtual machine with debian machine is so configured 4 disk in raid10 software the md0(raid10) in encrypted with luks on the luks(luksmd0) I have create the vg (debian2-vg) wich ...
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how grub.cfg under /boot/efi/EFI already has information about my root filesystem

When I cat /boot/efi/EFI/ubuntu/grub.cfg I can see that it already has information about my root filesystem including root filesystem uuid. I checked fstab and it is indeed uuid of a root filesystem. ...
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Debian not recognizing my ttyS0 / console redirection not working

I have a fitlet2 (https://fit-iot.com/web/products/fitlet2/) which has a serial port. I can connect to the serial port of the fitlet2 with screen from my computer (screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200) and ...
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Debian fresh install booting to grub prompt

What would cause a fresh install of Debian 9.5 to boot directly to the grub2 command line instead of the grub menu? Typing 'exit' at the prompt will take me into the menu where I can boot the system ...
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Unable to boot after attempting KVM passthrough of GTX1070.. broken /etc/default/grub?

I got a Windows installation onto KVM under Ubuntu Server 18.04, and now I want to pass through my EVGA 1070 GTX card to Windows. I followed the instructions here (except that I had already set up my ...
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grub rescue ls – no partitions shown?

I’m trying to build a custom grub menu for an UEFI Windows/Linux multiboot setup. I’ve successfully tested the menu via a USB drive, containing: /EFI/boot/BOOTX64.EFI /grub/grub.cfg /grub/x86_64-efi/...
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Moving Linux partition from C:/

I'm trying to switch to working on linux permanently and keep my windows drive for gaming in my spare time. I have a 40GB partition on my C:/ drive where I've installed Linux Mint, the rest of the ...
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Unwanted GRUB command prompt while booting

I installed the newest Debian version on my laptop, alongside Windows(by shrinking 15 GB of my SSD memory and making a partition for Debian with it). The problem was that it never actually asked to to ...
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Two separate disks, no grub displayed but boots straight to Windows

I have a laptop that contains two SSD disks. Legacy mode is completely disabled in BIOS, so I'm most likely using UEFI only. The bigger disk was used to install a fresh copy of Windows. I then used ...
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USB boot stick with grub for booting slackware on hdd

I need to know how to create bootable usb with grub to boot linux os from hdd. In this case this is Slackware 14.2 x64 on /dev/sdb4. Option intel_iommu=on is must have. I failed following that ...
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Error :hd1,gpt2 not found

i hv windows 8.1 and linux both in my computer.but when i tried to get into windows it wasn't showing me anything after a long wait ,also in Linux i got some errors related to grub.so i uninstalled it ...
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Open Grub menu in debian Stretch at boot time

I've just installed Debian Stretch 9.5. I've a dual boot (Debian + Windows) and the grub menu worked properly. Since I mainly use Debian I disabled grub menu in order to speed up the boot process (...
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How to install GRUB on an external HDD

I have an HDD with two partitions, one for files and photos (NTFS) and one for a Debian Is it possible to install GRUB somewhere on this drive so that I can plug it in any computer have the choice to ...
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how to reset/re-install linux grub that will be run from /dev/sda1?

I have 2 Linux distribution on my machine. I define the those partition /dev/sda1 ( need to contain grub ) /dev/sda2 swap /dev/sda3 ubuntu 18.04 /dev/sda4 ...
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Installing Debian on a USB hdd doesn't not prompt me where to install GRUB

I'm trying to install Debian to a partition (not the whole disk) on my external HDD. I'm choosing the "Manual partition" option where I select my 100GB partition as root "/" of my external hdd. The ...
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new kali installation (EFI), I can't start on kali OS without the “super grub 2” usb key

I got a new computer. This computer works before with a multi boot (ubuntu OS, kali OS and windows OS). I wanted to erase all datas for install only a Kali linux OS (no multi boot, just only Kali). ...
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Boot Error -> ipmi:dmi : Invalid offset : 0

I'm having the following error when booting my OS (Linux mint19 - mate): ipmi:dmi: Invalid offset : 0 I would appreciate if someone has more information about this. There's a ubuntu user here on ...
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UEFI cannot boot Debian install on external USB without nvram entry

I have installed Debian Stretch onto an external USB drive that I plan to use as a portable installation that I can use on multiple computers, so I need to be able to boot it from the USB directly ...
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Stuck in Linux Mint VirtualBox grub rescue

I have a Linux Mint on my VirtualBox within Windows 10. I also had like 7 perfectly healthy snapshots, so I decided to delete couple of old ones. I don't know if that's related, but after I did that, ...
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Remap the alt key in Grub 2

I have a problem with my keyboard: the left Alt key is not working any more. When I logged in into the Window manager, I can remap the key to caps lock key, and everything works fine. I changed ...