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How can I “chain-load” grub from systemd-boot

So in the process of getting systemd-boot working on one partition, which is its own install, and having another install in parallel which is using grub, I'd like to make systemd-boot, boot to grub as ...
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Run script after package is installed/upgraded/remove on openSUSE

I've written a script to populate a Linux-based system with the appropriate systemd-boot configuration files and kernel files. What I'm trying to do is automate this, so that every time a kernel is ...
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Kernel files missing in Fedora 34

[VMware WS 16 VM, Linux Mint 20.1 host] At some point in the last couple of days, Fedora 34 upgraded its 5.12 kernel branch to 5.12.13-300. However, on my system, I'm missing most of the files and I ...
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Get version of boot file

I'm trying to figure out how systemd-boot determines the version of its boot file. In my current setup (all VMs), I'm running Debian 10, Fedora 34, and Manjaro 21.0.7, all using the same bootloader. ...
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Systemd service not working with Java and Python

I'm running my Discord Music Bot on a VPS, and to start the bot as the VPS does, I have a service called "bot.service" (located in /etc/systemd/system), which have the following: [Unit] ...
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`systemctl reboot --boot-loader-entry` not working with certain bootloader entries

I'm trying to setup an easy way to reboot my system into a specified boot-loader, whether that's Windows or another version of Linux. On my test system, I've installed systemd-boot and created entries ...
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'bootctl status' showing options unavailable

Have (2) Linux Mint 20.1 systems - one regular hardware, one a VMware VM. I've installed/configured systemd-boot on both, but I'm seeing different available settings on each. So far, the only ...
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Can systemd-boot remember your previous choice?

Is it possible to have systemd-boot remember your last choice and default to that at next boot?
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Arch boot WARNING: pci DPC: RP PIO log size 0 is invalid

I installed Arch on my new Dell 9300 following this guide: https://github.com/Spissable/arch-linux-installation/blob/master/README.md Everything works fine, I can boot into my system. But there are ...
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General Options for all loaders systemdboot

I'm using systemd-boot with Manjaro Linux stable. I'm trying to understand how it works. I'm looking for a way to only set my option for my kernel once. no matter the loader. It would be even more ...
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systemd-boot doesn't detect Windows

I recently installed Pop!_OS alongside with Windows 10 (installed Win10 first) and my problem is that when i boot into PopOS it doesn't detect Windows 10 as a boot option, it directly boots into PopOS ...
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Can multiple lvm2 volumes in a single volume group be bootable root volumes?

Or, perhap equivalently, can a bootable root volume be named other than "root"? While installing a new version of a Linux IS I created an lvm2 logical volume named "ub20-root" ...
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Pop OS: systemd-boot can't detect Windows

I've followed the classic procedure to install Windows and Linux in dual boot. First I installed Windows in UEFI mode, then I use a bootable PopOS key to resize the main Windows partition; I created a ...
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arch linux systemd boot: missing /vmzlinuz-linux and /initramfs-linux.img

I am arch linux. One day it stopped showing in systemd boot menu. So I booted live arch via usb, mounted bootloader partition and ran bootctl list --esp-path="/mnt". This is output: title: ...
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How to add Windows 10 from another NVME drive to systemd-boot loader entries?

I have tried updating the systemd-boot configuration according to this: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/systemd-boot I am trying to add Windows 10 to my boot menu. Here are my drives: ...
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Pop OS, How to enable boot messages to be printed on screen during boot up

In Ubuntu I know how can I enable post message from below link But currently I'm using Pop! OS is same branch/implementation from Ubuntu but I can not find way how can I enable post message at boot ...
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Can't delete UEFI variable - no space left / operation not permitted

I'm installing Arch Linux on a new machine, and I've gotten to the point where I need to configure the bootloader, however this is failing: # bootctl install Failed to create EFI Boot variable entry: ...
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Start a systemd user service at system boot instead of at user login

Given a service definition at ~/.config/systemd/user/do-something.service for UID 1000, which is installed, enabled, and starts automatically at login, I would like the do-something.service to start ...
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Load EFI file from foreign volume with systemd-boot

I have two efi partitions on two different drives (one for windows, one for the rest). I'm aware that it normally should be unified, but there may be some applications where you'd want to preserve ...
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What exactly happens with wanted and conflicted units while isolating to target

Following use case: unit A and unit B are wanted by target T. Unit A conflicts B. Unit B is started before unit A. System boots into target T. If I understand the docs correctly, unit A will stop ...
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How to do partial shutdown into BIOS?

I'm running a dual boot system on my laptop (both are linux distros). It takes ~20 seconds from power-on to the UEFI systemd-boot menu where I can select which OS I want to boot into. Is there a way ...
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Show/hide systemd-boot menu

I use systemd-boot as boot manager. I have the menu with many entries but 90% of time I choose entry #3. Is there a way to hide the menu as default? In this way when I want to boot #3, it skips ...
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Rescue system/Live bootable from systemd-boot

I am looking for a distro able to Live boot-up directly from systemd-boot for rescue system purposes. Basically is a: Live CD/USB with some rescue tools, such as partitioning tools, etc. bootable ...
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How to match systemd-boot and init font

I'd like to have systemd-boot font matched with init process (systemd). My system is Arch Linux. I attach two screenshot; one of systemd-boot, one from init process. Is there a way to match fonts?...
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systemd-boot cannot find my root

I'm running Debian Testing (Buster) and I'm swapping from Grub2 to systemd as I couldn't get Grub2 to work and someone suggested I try systemd-boot instead. The boot/root drive is on an eMMC drive on ...
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Uninstall grub from Debian (I'am using systemd-boot!)

The first thing I do with a new Linux box is to install systemd-boot. Grub, one would think this abomination was made of the hand of MS! Okay, back to subject: I just ran an upgrade on my new Debian ...
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Prevent systemd-boot menu from showing up every time lid is closed and hibernates with windows 10

I have an laptop with two disks, and i am dual booting Arch Linux and Windows 10. Every time i close the lid of the PC and it hibernates the boot menu shows up. How can i prevent this, and make it so ...
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How to specify cryptdevice by label using systemd boot?

I'm running Arch Linux with systemd boot. In /boot/loader/entries/arch.conf I currently specify the luks crypto device with a line like this: options rw cryptdevice=/dev/sda1:ABC root=/dev/...
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systemd-boot skips boot menu and ignores settings in /loader/loader.conf

Recently, after I've done something to my multiboot system, when I boot NixOS with systemd-boot, boot menu does not show up anymore even though the timeout is still set to 2 seconds in /loader/loader....
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Error, cannot bind to the specified serial port /dev/ttyUSB0 during boot using systemd

I am trying to run a launch file during boot up using systemd. The launch file launches rplidar. When I run directly the .sh file it's launching the lidar. $ systemctl status rosCore.service ● ...
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how to use systemd-boot on a KVM vitual server?

I'm installing Arch Linux manually (using an ISO image) on a KVM virtual private server. I'm booted into the ISO image, but it was not booted with EFI. Is it possible to use systemd-boot in this ...
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How do I write output to screen from systemd service during boot?

I have a custom systemd service that runs during the first boot. If the user has no bootsplash I would like to write to the console and give some info on what's going on. Is there a way to do that ...
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Systemd RequiredBy directive is ignored

Here's my service file: [Unit] Description=Blabla service Requires=network-online.target nfs-common.service After=network-online.target nfs-common.service [Service] Type=oneshot ExecStart=/path/to/...
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Create debian grub custom entry for running systemd multiuser.target

I have Debian Stretch and I would like to have a custom grub entry in order to run the system without a graphical desktop. I thought that would be as easy as running a different runlevel, but reading ...
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Timed out error waiting for encrypted swap device

OS: Parabola GNU/Linux Libre, a GNU version of Arch. I have managed to encrypt my root partition, but I'm unsure about how to encrypt my swap partition. I know swap partitions are becoming old-...
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Cannot boot because missing external disk

Using Fedora 24, I had configured in /etc/fstab an external usb drive: UUID=6826692e-79f4-4423-8467-cef4d5e840c5 /backup/external ext4 defaults 0 0 When I unplugged the usb disk and reboot, ...
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Copy kernel images after kernel update

I am using ArchLinux on a machine using systemd-boot and UEFI to boot the system. When I receive a new kernel update, the new kernel get's created in my /boot , but the UEFI-Boot Partition is mounted ...
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plymouth causes system to hang on boot

My problem is the following: After my last update (pacman -Syu) my system hangs on boot, and I can't figure out the cause (it's driving me crazy, really) Searching on the web I found out that this ...
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systemd-boot: /vmlinuz-linux not found

I installed the systemd boot loader. But while booting it shows /vmlinuz-linux and initramfs-linux.img not found. How can I fix this? My directory structure is as follows; Output of lsblk:
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installed Arch Linux but cannot boot

I have installed Arch Linux for the first time, I have attempted to setup my UEFI boot process but must have failed somewhere, on bootup I do see the boot menu with the Arch Linux option but when I ...
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How do I skip the 90s timeout in systemd

Is it possible to interactively skip the 90s timeout in systemd? For example, when it is waiting for a disk to become available or user to log out? I know it will fail eventually, so can I just make ...
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How do you remove systemd-boot?

Today I installed fedora and rEFInd but the old boot options for systemd-boot from my old arch installation are still there. How do I safely remove these old components or at least hide the old ...
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start a service a at bootime in systemd

I have placed a systemd service file in usr/lib/systemd/system/testfile.service. Here is the service file: [Unit] Description=Test service [Service] Type=notify ExecStart=/bin/dd.sh ExecReload=/...
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How to create a systemd target?

After searching plenty through plenty a post, Youtube video, and "documentation" on the matter of systemd, I'm still at a loss. The link (https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/systemd#...
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Where are kernel and initramfs files for systemd-boot?

I'm trying to do a fresh install and use systemd-boot as the bootloader for my ESP, but in the install instructions on step 4 it says: Copy your kernel and initramfs onto that ESP. But where are ...
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Can't install systemd-boot

I found an SSD that I thought I'd lost and decided to do try an Arch Linux build. I've got an ASUS mobo with the proprietary UEFI and the machine was bought from a store with a Windows license (...
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How to install Arch Linux root file system on LVM thin LVs on LUKS on GUID partitioned device?

I'm not able to boot a freshly installed Arch Linux system with its root file system residing on a LVM thinly provisioned logical volume on a LUKS encrypted partition on a GUID partitioned device. ...
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How do I get UEFI to automatically boot the Linux Boot Manager (managed by systemd-boot) instead of the OS Boot Manager, of Windows 10?

I would like to set my laptop with UEFI firmware and a Windows 10 / Arch Linux dual boot to use the Linux Boot Manager (managed by systemd-boot) by default on startup, instead of the OS Boot Manager (...