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    Re: Boot Loader settings for Win 10

    If you still have Windows 7, but installed Windows 10, your Windows 10 boot files are probably in the Windows 7 partition and BCD was updated to have both Windows 7 & Windows 10.
    With Windows 10 you...
  2. Re: help moving linux boot partition to its own disk

    I prefer to have an ESP on every drive, even though Ubiquity will only install grub to the first drive seen, usually sda or first NVMe drive.

    Your ESP controls which Ubuntu install it will boot....
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    Re: Tyring to install a 4TB hdd, problems.

    If using an old copy of fdisk, it is not gpt aware and may make MBR partitions which will limit drive to 2TiB.
    Before you needed to use parted, gparted, or gdisk for gpt.
    I used gparted back in...
  4. Re: Upgrading windows 7 to windows 10 on a Dual Boot Windows/Ubuntu system

    Do not worry about the start issue on an extended partition. You do not write into the extended partition, only the logical partitions inside the extended.
    That warning is standard on old MBR...
  5. Re: Upgrading windows 7 to windows 10 on a Dual Boot Windows/Ubuntu system

    You back up just a drive like sda.
    If you look at text file it should show all your partitions.

    -d is the dump command
    see example uses full --dump rather than -d as short name
    man sfdisk
  6. Re: Upgrading windows 7 to windows 10 on a Dual Boot Windows/Ubuntu system

    All BIOS/MBR versions of Windows in recent history have ignored Linux logical partitions when it rewrites the partition table.
    Data is still there all that is needed is to restore the Linux...
  7. Re: New Seperate M.2 SSD for Windows 10 Pro install Help

    If UEFI update did not work was it because it reset everything to default?
    I have multiple settings in my Asus motherboard that I have to redo on every UEFI update.
  8. Re: New Seperate M.2 SSD for Windows 10 Pro install Help

    Some other Asrock AMD based systems. Note UEFI update my reset to default some of your UEFI settings so keep list and check after update.

    ASRock Fatal1ty B450 Gaming K4 - SATA SSD not seen in...
  9. Re: I put a script in grub.d that broke my bootloader. Drive is encrypted. Can I salv

    If you can get to grub command line, you should be able to boot by passing broken grub menu.

    Change to your partition. Example is (hd0,1) and sda1. You may need to load the grub drivers used for...
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    Re: Help w/ Live USB & BIOS

    I have seen some screen shots of Rufus where it seems to create either an UEFI/gpt configuration or a BIOS/(MBR - UEFI CSM) configuration.
    CSM - UEFI Compatibility Support Module (CSM), which...
  11. Re: noob can't get dual boot working, issues with grub-efi-amd64-signed

    Mint is not an offical flavor of Ubuntu. Moved to MINT sub-forum.

    If you partitioned in advance or manually, you must an an ESP or if installing to any drive other than first drive, first drive...
  12. [all variants] Re: Graphical corruption and overall inusability at boot while trying every ubuntu fl

    Do not know AMD, but found this:

    https://forum.level1techs.com/t/amd-r9-390-finally-usable-on-linux/131922
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    Re: 18.04 Re-installation question

    Better hurry. Disco will only be valid for a few more days.
    I am running 18.04 as main working install, but also using 20.04. Will probably re-install 20.04 once released, just to houseclean as it...
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    [SOLVED] Re: doing install, installation type window

    What model Dell?
    Most Dell need UEFI update, and if SSD, firmware update for SSD.
    You need drives changed from RAID/Intel RST to AHCI.
    And best to have UEFI Secure Boot off. You may then still...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Flumoxxed by Dual Boot Installation ...

    I have been putting full installs on USB3 flash drives more for emergency boot.
    And knew they would be slower.

    But had an old 60GB SSD and purchased a SATA to USB cable. Tried it with HDD, but...
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    [SOLVED] Re: doing install, installation type window

    You may be pressing too many keys as that screen is well beyond the boot screen.

    Shows installer with screen shots. Both BIOS purple accessibility screen & UEFI black grub menu screen
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Flumoxxed by Dual Boot Installation ...

    I have always dual booted. I have lots of RAM on this system, and have planned for several years to try a virtual install.

    But many here do recommend virtual installs, but you need the hardware to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: doing install, installation type window

    If you want to keep partitions, always best to only use Something Else.
    But then you have to create your own / (root) partition as ext4. That is all that is really required if a new user.
    But you...
  19. Thread: grub problem

    by oldfred
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    [SOLVED] Re: grub problem

    Both Windows & grub on major updates reset default boot order, if UEFI. Or reinstall to MBR if BIOS.
    Windows also typically turns on Windows fast start up. So even if you turned it off before, you...
  20. Re: New Seperate M.2 SSD for Windows 10 Pro install Help

    UEFI seems to automatically find Windows in ESP and add that back into boot menu when an internal drive is plugged in.

    Do you have a drive boot option, that is also called the fallback and is...
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    Re: important operative systems.

    They all are related.

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/77/Unix_history-simple.svg
    https://www.levenez.com/unix/
    http://www.netneurotic.de/mac/unix/images/UNIX.png
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    [ubuntu] Re: Flumoxxed by Dual Boot Installation ...

    It looks like it installs, these users installed but then had issues with Wi-Fi....
  23. Re: Migrating from Samsung 256GB SSD to Samsung 1TB SSD...Help Please.

    May be best to see details, use ppa version with your live installer (2nd option) or any working install, not older Boot-Repair ISO:
    Please copy & paste link to the Boot-info summary report ( do...
  24. Thread: Boot issue

    by oldfred
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    [ubuntu] Re: Boot issue

    do not know RAID.

    But you show 2.7TB drives using MBR(msdos). So you have crippled drives to be only 2TB. See line 442 in Summary Report.
    MBR was created in the 1980's when KB was standard, MB...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Flumoxxed by Dual Boot Instal------------++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++lation

    What model IdeaPad?

    Some early models (100) were pretty difficult to install. A poster said the 100s was much better.
    And those early models were 64 bit, but used a 32bit UEFI boot loader....
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