Re: Boot-Repair-Disk : THE 'must-have' rescue CD !
Hey Man, just gotta say Thank You for this utility!
Today I just installed 13.04 on a brand new Lenovo H430, Win8 pre-installed, Uefi and upon reboot it would only boot to Win.
Installed Boot Repair on a live session, I ran the one click repair and Ubuntu booted just fine.
I didn't have time to check out the Win boot yet, as family member was impatient to get back to using Ubuntu. Ha!
Tomorrow I will have time to explore further and will report back.
EDIT: First Windows option in grub works fine.
Just gotta say, You Rock Man!!!
Also my after paste URL output Kept saying to report these messages to you, Is this good enough:
http://paste.ubuntu.com/5640114/ Or do you want it emailed to you?
The community wiki documentation is excellent and guided me very well, but one thing stands out...
On a system with uefi win8 pre-installed, that already has an efi partition it needs to be made clear that a new efi
partition is not necessary and grub should be installed onto the existing efi partition. This did not seem to be stated in any documentation, I found one small reference on Ask Ubuntu. It seemed to be the logical choice to me but might not be to less experienced users, and have seen people creating another efi part. (as per seemingly correct instructions) and getting into trouble.
Thanks Again, and this should be a default utility on the release iso, if not in the release itself.
Keep up the good work!
aside: Seems that the Lenovo bios/uefi on this system is easily adaptable to booting Linux in secure boot mode.
p.s. oldfred, You Rock Too... I would not have had the confidence to get this done without the documentation you provide daily concerning uefi. Kudos!
Last edited by arpanaut; May 8th, 2013 at 07:32 PM.
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