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Deleted the Windows EFI partition, What to do?

In my case, very unexpected, I changed a sata disk for an nvme disk - had to completely reinstall windows which is fine these days with all the data in the cloud - but I did not notice it wrote the ...
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How to pass extra options to OpenBSD's EFI boot loader with systemd-boot?

I'm going to take a shot in the dark. try this in your bsd.conf: options hd1a
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How to pass extra options to OpenBSD's EFI boot loader with systemd-boot?

Try putting set device hd1a in your /etc/boot.conf on your OpenBSD a partition.
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CD-ROM drive fails to open/recognize inserted cd in Legacy boot mode

I also have an old laptop whose DVD drive sometimes fails to open, but it seems to be caused by the poor connection between the laptop and the hot-pluggable DVD module. (In that laptop model, it was/...
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Why does Ubuntu install continue to fail with 'grub-install /dev/sda failed' error?

I stumbled into the very same issue - failed to install 20.04LTS and 22.04LTS. I eventually fixed this: After Ubuntu installer failed, reboot into USB live Ubuntu and re-run boot-repair. It worked out ...
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Encrypted boot partition: advantage of encrypted boot partition

When you have an UEFI system, its firmware will expect to find at least the first part of whatever you want booted in ESP. That first part could be the UEFI version of GRUB, some other bootloader like ...
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UEFI-support for Debian Live-build

This is my approach to achieve this. Add common grub related package in config/package-lists/pkgs.list.chroot file. eg: grub-common grub2-common Add file config/package-lists/grub-pc.list.binary ...
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How do I start a Windows 10 partition on a MBR partitioned disk on a system that otherwise uses GPT/UEFI GRUB?

UEFI leads to GRUB, then GRUB finds the Windows partition and loads the Windows loader program. So, in theory, even if the Windows is MBR, it should still work because GRUB doesn't use MBR, GRUB ...
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Grub with UEFI: Local Debian doesn't boot after another installation on external SSD

What happened exactly? The analysis in the comments looks correct: the existing debian entry in efibootmgr does not match any ESPs on the system, and the only matching Fedora entry, Boot0004, refers ...
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