Search:

Type: Posts; User: oldfred; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.28 seconds.

  1. Replies
    12
    Views
    13

    Re: Bootable USB and Grub2 dual boot

    How are you managing to corrupt installer.
    Or are you trying to install to installer?
    I do have with my system where my sdf flash drive becomes sda on reboot, so I do have to pay attention to which...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: [solved] Cannot install Ubuntu 19.10 to HP Spectre x360 (2020)

    Glad you found solution.

    Some worry about turning off optane.

    Intel Optane - See Intel response that no performance difference between RAID & AHCI.
    https://communities.intel.com/thread/121155
  3. Replies
    1
    Views
    2

    [ubuntu] Re: access rights on second hard drive

    Are you using fstab to mount partition or manually mount each time you want it?
    Better to use fstab if internal drive.

    What format is drive?
    Post this:
    sudo parted -l

    You need to update or...
  4. Replies
    12
    Views
    13

    Re: Bootable USB and Grub2 dual boot

    You first need a working Linux to be able to install grub.
    Best to have live USB working first.
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot install Ubuntu 19.10 to HP Spectre x360 (2020)

    A lot of threads on HP 360, not sure how different models may be.
    But issues often common by brand across multiple models.

    HP Spectre x360 Disable Optane (should use gpt to boot installer in UEFI...
  6. Re: Instalation problems from USB \EFI\BOOT\mmx64.efi - Not Found

    Is it then not booting the USB?
    Do you have Ubuntu already installed?
    If not the message can only be from USB.

    Try turning UEFI Secure Boot off in UEFI setting.

    More details on UEFI install...
  7. Replies
    12
    Views
    13

    Re: Bootable USB and Grub2 dual boot

    What tools are you using for creating USB installer from ISO?
    Post #2 above shows various installers.

    Just saw one post where user had trouble with rufus and then used etcher.
    Some found...
  8. Re: broke boot manager trying to install, now always boots straight to windows 10

    Microsoft reserved is a required unformatted partition.
    Because it is unformatted gparted shows it as an error.

    Standard data partitions should not show errors. If you right click on the error...
  9. Re: Dell Latitude E6430 - Both local disks died - Invalid partition table!

    That is your USB flash drive.
    It looks like a 16 GB drive with the size of the ISO used.
    Depending on how you make installer, it is configured as a hybrid DVD/flash drive. So partitions on drive...
  10. Replies
    3
    Views
    4

    [ubuntu] Re: AutoCAD replacement

    Older thread from 2014, not sure if still current or not.
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2194280
  11. Re: Help cleaning up disk drive/installations

    New installs of Windows often use an existing install's boot partition for its boot files & then adds older install to BCD.
    Check which Windows partition has boot files.
    Windows uses boot flag to...
  12. Replies
    7
    Views
    8

    Re: Repair boot configuation

    Not showing SSD.
    I would see if you can update firmware on SSD, many have had to do that to have SSD seen or seen correctly.
    If you can update UEFI on system I would update that also.

    You do not...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: questions on adding partition for 20.04 root

    Best not to share /home.
    Only if totally upgrading and not using older system. Upgrades are supported, so any changes to configuration files in /home will automatically be done. But those changes...
  14. Re: Upgrading Motherboard and CPU, anything to watch for?

    My old system was a 2006 core2 (BIOS) and new 2014 UEFI system was a Haswell i5.
    I converted from BIOS boot on gpt drives to UEFI boot on gpt drives. I had upgraded core2 system to small 60GB SSD...
  15. Replies
    7
    Views
    8

    Re: Repair boot configuation

    What brand/model system?
    What video card/chip?

    Some do require extra boot parameters or settings.

    It could be that you are trying to boot from previous grub and you new install did not update...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Can't install GRUB on lubuntu 18.04.4 32 bit EeePC

    With BIOS mode, you can use Something Else and the combo box at the bottom of the partitioning screen where you select or create the partition for ext4 & / (root) works.
    It normally default to sda....
  17. Replies
    7
    Views
    8

    Re: Repair boot configuation

    Grub in UEFI boot mode installs to the ESP - efi system partition, not to Windows. Although Windows will use same ESP for booting.

    Are you reformatting ESP?
    You show many mounts of the ESP in...
  18. [Other Ubuntu/Debian based] Re: Pop!_OS Not Booting..."No known boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda"

    Boot-Repair uses the older bootinfoscript for first part of report that details drive & files inside drive. But bootinfoscript has not been updated for NVMe drives and I do not think it includes the...
  19. Re: Pulled out SSD from dead computer, need to retreive files.

    I have an USB to SATA adapter that only uses USB power. Works great for my old SSD, but would not work for larger HDD, with size or power requirements.

    Do you have enough power?
    We have seem...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Can't install GRUB on lubuntu 18.04.4 32 bit EeePC

    Default install of grub would be to sda and it is gpt partitioned.
    For grub in BIOS mode to install to gpt partitioned drive, you must have a 1 or 2MB unformatted partition with bios_grub flag.
    ...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Bootloader messed up when tried installing a second ubuntu

    I do not know LVM, and Boot-Repair does not show all the details on NVMe drives.

    But did you try to install into another volume inside your existing LVM or to a separate partition?
    LVM is best...
  22. Replies
    7
    Views
    8

    Re: Repair boot configuation

    Post the link to the summary report from Boot-Repair.
    If Windows is UEFI, you need an ESP - efi system partition with Windows UEFI boot file.
    Normally when you install Ubuntu in UEFI mode it will...
  23. Re: After upgrade to Win10: System starts directly Windows10, no grub menu appears

    You have been bit by the Windows bug.
    They may call it a feature?
    you have to restore partition & reinstall grub to MBR.

    Make sure Windows 10's fast start up is off. And have a way to...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot windows with Ubuntu Using UEFI, and NOT modifying the MBR

    With UEFI, it can forget the UEFI boot entry when a drive is disconnected.
    Many seem to auto find Windows entries, but do not find Linux entries.

    You may need to houseclean old entries and...
  25. Re: broke boot manager trying to install, now always boots straight to windows 10

    The screenshots are from my Asus Z97 system's UEFI. Asus allows screenshots from within UEFI and you can save to a FAT32 partition. That is f2 with the Z97 system.
    Also motherboard manual shows...
Results 1 to 25 of 250
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4