Questions tagged [boot]

Questions about the bootup process in elementary OS. Use this tag if you have trouble booting elementary OS or you have questions about the bootup process.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
6 views

automounting encrypted partition on boot: how to make init parse crypttab before fstab?

I’m running elementaryOS 6.1 and so close to getting automounting my encrypted partition on boot and throwing in the towel. first some context, I have /home in an encrypted partition that as a ...
udance4ever's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
24 views

Problem with installing kali linux on macbook pro retina 2015

I can't intall kali linux on my macbook pro retina. I want to have dual boot but my mac doesn't see pendrive with kali. In recovery i can't switch secure boot because there are not option like that. ...
Nick's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
39 views

I need help choosing/creating partitions for elementary os installation

I'm re-installing elementary os as my primary os on my laptop. It has a 500GB SSD and 16 GB RAM. I installed elementary os 7 in June and am now re-installing because I ran into problems regarding ...
Jasmin's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
17 views

mac mini late 2009 30 s boot delay for grub

on a Mac Mini late 2009 with a SSD I have installed eOS 7. After solving the problem with WLAN and installing some software I was able to work fine. I could not install the grafic-driver from Nvidia ...
willi uebelherr's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
61 views

Elementary OS wont start in Hyper-V even when Secure Boot is disabled

Elementary OS wont start in Hyper-V even when Secure Boot is disabled. It gives out an error error: out of memory. And will not start. I just want to try it out in a VM to see what it's like. Don't ...
Mrbisquit's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
53 views

booting from usb on dell g15 fails with errors after filechecks

Today I tryied booting newest elementary os from usb, I tryied with 2 different usb sticks same errors on both about unable to enumerate usb device
Lamantiya Delbrivis's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
67 views

Cannot boot into EOS, in recovery mode no keyboard

I used boot-repair, but still the boot is stuck. When i use the recovery mode i cannot enter the password to decrypt the partition because the keyboard don't work. I tried all kernels and I tried 3 ...
IntensiverLoewe's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
32 views

Elementary OS Stalling While Booting Up

When trying to boot up my PC today, I was greeted with a wall of text that ended with '''[ 0.918392] ---[end Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) ]---'''
lilinux's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
1 answer
140 views

How to boot/install on raspberry pi

I'm trying to install on raspberry pi 4. I have 8gb RAM and 128gb micro sd card. I verified the download, used etcher to install on mirco sd card. I insert the micro sd card and turn on the pi and it ...
pheelup's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
1 answer
82 views

Is it possible to force BIOS mode (as opposed to UEFI) in the installer?

On a laptop where I already have elementary OS 5 installed in BIOS mode (no /boot/efi partition), I am trying to install elementary OS 6 from USB, and I would like to keep the system booting in BIOS, ...
Youssef Eldakar's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
155 views

Juno 6.1: Old kernel versions fail to remove, "Directory not empty"

I'm running eOS Juno 6.1 on my laptop, and recently received a notification that my boot drive was full. My current kernel version is linux-image-5.13.0-35-generic. When purging out the old unused ...
anotherlinuxuser's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
47 views

6.1 Jólnir Permanent Freeze on startup

I have been using Eos for about 3 Months now on my Framework laptop with no issues but recently, the computer will freeze after a login after some suspends or restarts. After a suspend or restart I am ...
Max R's user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
0 answers
110 views

Partition /boot full regularly

The boot partition is just under 500M (457M according to df -h) When installing the third kernel, update-initramfs returns this error: Error 24 : Write error : cannot write compressed block And after ...
Ruben's user avatar
  • 21
0 votes
1 answer
43 views

Elementary vanished after recent Windows Update

My first post. I had Elementary os6, dual booting on my laptop with Windows 10. All was great until a Windows 10 update. Now when I switch on my laptop, it just boots up into Windows, there is no ...
Sherlock's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
192 views

Can't install - Mac Bluetooth mouse and keyboard not recognized

I have a 2104 iMac that I want to install elementary on. I can boot from a USB drive and then get presented with an option to enter my wireless network password which I can do no problem - mouse and ...
trion12's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
39 views

Booting up takes longer than it should with a cursor on a black screen

systemd-analyze outputs the following: Startup finished in 3.917s (firmware) + 2.835s (loader) + 2.592s (kernel) + 2.192s (userspace) = 11.538s graphical.target reached after 2.187s in userspace ...
Ondo's user avatar
  • 31
0 votes
1 answer
454 views

Boot error: Problem loading X.509 certificate -65

On boot i get error message like this: integrity: Loading X.509 certificate: UEFI:db integrity: Loaded X.509 cert 'Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011: a92902398e16c49778cd90f99e4f9ae17c55af53' ...
Максим Качинский's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
375 views

Elementary OS 6 not booting - drops into initramfs prompt

The issue has occurred after the accepted solution to https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/675425/regular-update-broke-initramfs-on-elementary-os-6/675476#675476 This is how my screen looks when I ...
skulldealer's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
138 views

How to make lightdm more stable on boot?

I'm really enjoying ElementaryOS Odin so far; my only major complaint is that lightdm is quite unstable on boot. Specifically on probably 75% of hard boots I do, it either fails to initialise or ...
Damiante's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
51 views

Elementary OS does not boot

After installation the elementary OS did not boot. I can't be sure what is wrong. If I installed any other type of linux like LinuxMint or Fedora they seem to support multiboot and are booting well. ...
user364852's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
112 views

EOS6 Cold boot loading takes too long

I turn on my PC and greet with the login screen. I type in my password. It takes 30-60 seconds before the wallpaper, dock and panel to show up. Before the last update (fresh installs), the desktop, ...
Jake's user avatar
  • 3
0 votes
0 answers
31 views

On boot fsck ext2 issue

What I should to so? Please help me thanks.
841848's user avatar
  • 46
0 votes
0 answers
41 views

Elementary OS Odin installation does not start

thanks for help me. I have a new PC with this configuration. Intel Core I5-11400 2.6 Ghz Mb 1200 Gigabyte H510m - S2h Ddr-4 16 Gb 2666 Hikvision Ssd 512 Gb Intel 660p M.2 Nvme The installation does ...
Walter Marcianesi's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
24 views

Intermittent Blank video signal on live usb

Just trying to get elementaryOS installed at all. Booted off a live usb. I see the screen that says "boot, edit config, command line", then it says something like "SGX disabled in bios&...
Tyson's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
74 views

gpio_aaeon when booting into live usb

How do I get past this error gpio_aaeon? I am trying to boot into a live USB of Elementary OS v -6.0-stable.202108 on a R7 5800X , 6700XT b550-a strix
circlol's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
42 views

Booting to black screen after system freeze

So a few days ago I had my system freeze completely. Waited a good 20 minutes to see if it would unfreeze, but it did not. I was forced to shut down my machine by holding down the power button on my ...
LinuxNoob's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
2k views

What should be done with boot partition for updated installation of elementary OS Odin

I have a dual boot system with following SSD disk partition : Boot partition ( /boot/efi ) : 100 MB linux root parition ( / ) : 100 GB Windows install dir : 150 GB Windoes dir : ...
sanjeev kumar's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
70 views

Unable to boot on newest kernel-headers, can't find data volume

After a recent update to the kernel headers (I believe), the system cannot boot correctly off the newest initrd iamge (5.11.0-34). It can still boot if I go into the advanced options in GRUB and ...
Christopher Leggett's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
40 views

Limbo state shutdown or reboot

Computer shutdown fine, but after shutdown computer comes in to a limbo state. It it will not boot. Only showing a black screen. Holding down power button for four seconds and start computer again. ...
rodieki's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
45 views

Odin installer goes black after 'try or install elementary'

I posted this as a bug report last week, but I'm also posting here to see if anyone has suggestions for what I can try next. Most of the posts here that describe a similar issue (with Hera, eg. 1, 2) ...
cameralibre's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
113 views

Not being able to boot eOS6 (Odin)

After the fix of the UEFI problem on the official ElementaryOS 6 ISO, I flashed my USB using Rufus as usual. When booting the machine with that USB I get some random black screens indicating that ...
ranu's user avatar
  • 113
1 vote
1 answer
77 views

hera to odin, on windows surface 6 dual boot

I would like to erase hera and install odin on top of it. I cannot use the erase and install option as it seems to erase all partitions on the disk and would erase windows data. When using custom ...
sTONES's user avatar
  • 21
1 vote
1 answer
263 views

Can't install Elementary os 6

I can't install Elementary os 6 in four different ways: USB: I'm booting to installation, but then I select custom install it loads and then shows white window. Grml rescue boot(I'm using Zorin os ...
Jonas's user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
0 answers
77 views

Elementary OS 6.0 Stable (20210810) fails to boot, crash after logo screen

The installation process crashes after selecting installation USB from the boot menu and getting past the elementary OS logo screen by waiting the 10 seconds or pressing enter. Motherboard ...
a2m's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
115 views

elementaryos-6.0-stable.20210810.iso USB fails to boot on Dell Optiplex 7020

I downloaded elementaryos-6.0-stable.20210810.iso and wrote it out to an USB stick using Etcher. The resulting installer boots fine on a HP EliteDesk 8300 in UEFI mode, but fails to boot on 2 ...
Keve's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
1 answer
41 views

Installation aborted twice

I have win-11 and I have installed 10s of different Linux versions (debian, ubuntu, xubuntu, zorinOs, ......) all without any problems, But the new Version of "elementary os 6 odin" today ...
Steff's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
44 views

GRUB Editing not working, leaving R9 390 on a dark screen

I use an MSI R9 390, the card is famously unoptimized and needs GRUB edits for injection of kernel arguments radeon.cik_support=0 radeon.si_support=0 amdgpu.cik_support=1 amdgpu.si_support=1 amdgpu....
Marshall Live's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
3k views

Black screen instead of plymouth

On my Thinkpad X230 using Intel integrated graphics with i915, I get a black screen on boot of elementaryOS 6 instead of plymouth. I can still enter my encryption password into the black screen and ...
Keno's user avatar
  • 66
0 votes
0 answers
51 views

Busybox than black screen only. No

First I has problem with busybox, Today my Asus laptop (ultrabook ux21A asus) keep ask to log in at terminal. And I can not use my Hera as this far. thanks advance for your help.
Arda's user avatar
  • 1
2 votes
3 answers
629 views

EOS6 Odin stable does not boot after installation

So I grabbed Odin today, checked the checksum post download and used etcher to flash it on a usb drive. I booted from the flashdrive and eOS started in live mode, so far so good. I was able to click ...
Jita's user avatar
  • 21
0 votes
0 answers
34 views

Error booting into Odin: Intel Core i9 10900K, XFX Radeon RX6900XT, 64GB G.SKILL ram, Sabrent 1TB SSD, MSI MEG Z490 Godlike

I get this error when booting from my Etcher formatted USB. The ISO checksum was correct.
Chana's user avatar
  • 1
2 votes
4 answers
2k views

Elementary OS 6 Live USB don't boot

i'm trying to install Elementary OS 6, and the Live USB refuses to boot. Everything is normal, i downloaded the image and flashed it with Balena Etcher, and then, after trying to boot it, it gives ...
Jocadbz's user avatar
  • 23
0 votes
2 answers
83 views

Screen turns off during boot

To start, I am an absolute beginner in Linux. I'll try to be as detailed as possible. Any help would be greatly appreciated! I have a MacBook Pro 2010 13" with an SSD and an HDD. I have installed ...
Dorus van den Boomen's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
17 views

Laptop suspends automatically

I've installed elementary OS on a laptop and it's suspending automatically every 20 seconds. Someone have an idea of how can i resolve this? I can't even start the os, during boot, it suspends.
Gustavo's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
28 views

Choosing os at startup

If I install elementary OS on my pc alongside with Windows 10 by creating partitions manually, will I be able to choose what OS I wanna boot at computer startup?
RizReX's user avatar
  • 11
2 votes
1 answer
1k views

New kernel boot option not showing up in grub

I'm having some troubles with installing a new kernel on my Elementary OS installation. I've installed the 5.11 kernel, and it's installed successfully, but the option to boot into the new kernel isn'...
Garrett Brown's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
164 views

After boot black screen appears

There is black screen with login prompt. After typing my credentials I enter terminal and see my files. How to fix that problem and go back to usual desktop
zshanabek's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
2 answers
54 views

Elementary OS install doesn't show up as an option on startup

I made an install drive for Elementary OS (elementaryos-5.1-stable.20200814.iso), but when I restarted my pc, I couldn't select it as an option. I was unable to get it to show using F1 and F12 keys ...
cytosage's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
252 views

Problem booting elementary OS from live USB stick

I prepared my Live USB-Stick with different software. I created a bootable device with rufus on windows, dd on linux and unetbootin on linux. I also used different USB sticks, but the following ...
Lunar Cultist's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
37 views

Como otimizar a inicialização no Elementary OS com o Stacer ou terminal: o que posso tirar?

boa noite. Sou novo aqui e novo no Linux e estou maravilhado com o Elementary OS 5.1 (Hera). Já deveria ter migrado anos antes. Nunca mais Windows. Como estou estudando sozinho, instalei o Stacer para ...
Jean Paul d'Antony's user avatar

1
2 3 4 5
8