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  1. [ubuntu] Re: How to enter BIOS on a mini PC with AMD processor?

    If UEFI, you press escape key between vendor's UEFI/BIOS screen & when grub should appear. Often have to try several times or press escape multiple times to get it to work.
    Most systems use del or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: dual boot only shows boot ubuntu

    Are both systems installed in UEFI boot mode? And with newer UEFI hardware, better to use UEFI, not old legacy/BIOS/CSM mode.
    How you boot install media, UEFI or BIOS is then how it installs. And...
  3. Re: Rendered system unbootable, volume group "does not exist", drops into shell

    Do not know LVM nor encryption.

    But you have a bios_grub and an ESP.
    The bios_grub is required for BIOS boot of a system on gpt partitioned drive. It must be unformatted so gparted will also show...
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    Re: before installing ubuntu

    You probably need to update UEFI & SSD firmware first.

    There seem to be some issues on kernels & Xe graphics. A flag needs to be set when compiling kernel and many do not yet have that.
    Or you...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Can't access EXT4 - Content unkown - Partition not found?

    If you just wrote data to drive like sdb, then the normal locations on the drive for partition table has random data in it.
    And then all the partition tools will fail.

    You in effect have a very...
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    [SOLVED] Re: booting wirh CD iso using UEFI mode

    The boot mode setting is for your installed system.
    You normally get two boot options with Ubuntu ISO, one clearly UEFI and one not, which is the old BIOS boot.
    But you have to have created DVD...
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    Re: Dual boot, cant access windows.

    Have you updated UEFI? That would need Internet also.

    Many with AMD 450, 550 & similar boards need IOMMU settings changed.
    [SOLVED] GA-970A-DS3P revision 1 no usb 3.0 uses this boot parameter:...
  8. Re: Loaded into grub after deleting windows part of duel boot

    If Ubuntu was default boot, then removing Windows should not have changed booting.

    Lets see details, use ppa version with your live installer (2nd option) or any working install, not Boot-Repair...
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    Re: Dual boot, cant access windows.

    Boot-repair is downloaded using Internet.
    So you have to first fix Internet issue.
    Changing case would not have changed anything. What else did you change?

    Can you directly boot Windows from...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: grub loses drive information on insmod ohci, uhci, and ehci

    I am not familar with any of the .mod grub files you are saying are issues.

    You do have UEFI system, with both Windows & Ubuntu booting in UEFI mode.
    But also have old BIOS boot loaders in MBR of...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: grub loses drive information on insmod ohci, uhci, and ehci

    I do not know LVM & encryption. But this is just to see if all UUIDs & GUIDs are correct.

    Lets see details, use ppa version with your live installer (2nd option) or any working install, not...
  12. Re: Using boot USB Ubuntu to repair Ubuntu Install

    Your instructions are the older ones that mention Windows XP which was BIOS only.
    Shows Rufus for UEFI systems that use gpt partitioning:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Ubuntu on HP Omen Desktop

    Some perhaps similar Omen systems:
    HP OMEN 15-dh0 UEFI update
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2448563
    HP OMEN 15-ce0xx
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2407145 & ...
  14. Re: Using boot USB Ubuntu to repair Ubuntu Install

    With Rufus, you have to be sure to create live installer in correct boot mode.
    It creates either UEFI only or BIOS only versions of live installer. It must match, your installed system.
    Most other...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sharing Home on separate Partition

    More info and previous discussions of data partition(s).

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2315714
    Splitting home directory discussion and details:...
  16. Re: Is there a way to NOT have to log in every time to this site?

    I think the login is remembered for a period of time.
    I log in just about every day and like TheFu rarely have to sign in.
    New releases of Firefox & switching systems, do require login.

    I also...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Reinstalltion of 21.04 on new SSD with Windows 10 64

    Lets see details, use ppa version with your live installer (2nd option) or any working install, not Boot-Repair ISO:
    Please copy & paste the pastebin link to the Boot-info summary report ( do not...
  18. Re: nvme ssd on legacy mobo, can't make bootable install

    If BIOS installs, the grub in MBR & bios_grub boots default install or most recent which updated settings. If /boot on USB, it may start to boot, but without rest of install will not work.
    If you...
  19. Re: nvme ssd on legacy mobo, can't make bootable install

    In a month Aug 19th, 20.04.3 should be released which will be another update to kernel & drivers.
    You can use a ppa to install newer kernel in 20.04.

    If NVMe drive is large enough, I might...
  20. Re: nvme ssd on legacy mobo, can't make bootable install

    You say Legacy system, but have NVMe?
    Any hardware new enough to support NVMe is UEFI, not old legacy BIOS.
    Microsoft has required vendors to install Windows in UEFI boot mode since Windows 8...
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    [SOLVED] Re: grub-pc upgrade error w/RAID

    LVM - Logical Volumes
    They normally are inside a partition which can be either a MBR partitioned drive or a gpt partitioned drive.
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    Re: Does it matter where I install Ubuntu?

    If you do not have backups, your data is not important.
    Users often make mistakes on installing, and many from Windows do not understand difference between a drive & partition.
    And you cannot just...
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    [SOLVED] Re: grub-pc upgrade error w/RAID

    Grub-pc is the BIOS boot version of grub. Not sure if it even knows about UEFI.
    But it often has errors if you try to install to a gpt partitioned drive without a bios_grub partition.

    I first...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub upgrade error (Ubuntu 18.04)

    Do you have a valid mount of an ESP in fstab?
    System defaults to using that partition for reinstall, but if some change and now not a valid entry, it will fail.
  25. Re: Install/partition question - multiple OS and partitions setup?

    While I like to have an ESP on every drive, and it is required for external drives, UEFI controls boot.

    With BIOS, I do not think any Windows or grub update would change which drive is booted if...
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