Skip to main content

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
1 vote
1 answer
391 views

Elementary OS keeps on booting into a disabled administrator account

In order to better be able to administer my workstation which is used by the entire household I have set up one administrator account and took away administrator privileges for all the others. However ...
0 votes
1 answer
35 views

Can you help me open BIOS after installing elementary?

I installed elementary OS 7.1 from a bootable USB drive. I wrote over the Windows 10 that was on the PC as I had no intention of going back to it.The OS runs great, wacom works, printer works, USB ...
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
0 votes
1 answer
42 views

Mac Pro 3,1 installation from USB freezes

USB-stick made with Etcher but after boorin shows up only some cryptic text ... Should DVD help or getting rid of Rock Ridge dual folders in iso ? JK
1 vote
1 answer
305 views

Installing Elementary OS on Dell Inspiron 13 7391 2 in 1

I want to dual boot Windows 10 and Elementary OS 5.1.3 on my Dell Inspiron 13 7391 2 in 1. I was able to run and seemingly complete the installation process from USB, however, when I attempt to run ...
0 votes
2 answers
493 views

Login is now through terminal

Ever since I rebooted my computer, ElementaryOS has no splash screen and instead loads into a "terminal". It tells me I need to log in, and once I do I only have access to a "terminal". (It's not a ...
0 votes
2 answers
157 views

Elementary not booting from usb

Im trying to boot form usb but keep getting a failed message! Can anyone help . I had almost finished installation previously but my laptop died in the later stages, is this the cause?
2 votes
1 answer
308 views

Installation on flash drive produces errors. Did I install correctly?

I tried installing elementaryOS onto a flash drive on my Razer Blade Stealth with the unetbootin program. I was able to get into the installation process although the screen was flashing on and off a ...
1 vote
1 answer
157 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 ...
0 votes
1 answer
113 views

blank screen on boot

This is my first attempt to experiment with some form of Linux. I created a boot USB for Elementary OS 5.1.6 Hera using Rufus. The USB stick is a 256 gb Corsair Voyager. I booted from it, saw a bunch ...
0 votes
1 answer
42 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. ...
0 votes
1 answer
169 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
0 votes
1 answer
71 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 ...
3 votes
2 answers
519 views

Blank screen after installation, please help!

I reinstalled Elementary and after install it asks me to restart, and when it restarts a blank screen. I clicked esc, arrow down and up as suggested in other threads, no help. I reinstalled it the ...
0 votes
1 answer
76 views

AMD Laptop: Boot sometimes fails

I seem to have fixed this issue and posting my answer below. TLDR: this seems to be common problem with AMD machines. I am stuck with a boot problem I struggle to narrow down: I installed elementary ...
1 vote
1 answer
78 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 ...
0 votes
1 answer
118 views

I can't install elementary and i'm stuck in an endless loop

When trying to install elementary ( first time) it boots, i go through the entire installation process, and then, when i restart the computer, it tells me to "remove installation media and press enter"...
0 votes
1 answer
49 views

System will boot but not restart after update

New user to Linux and Elementary OS. I recently installed updates via the app store. The system will no longer restart. On a shut down the shut down sequence and start sequence are much slower. On a ...
1 vote
2 answers
331 views

Speakers make a pop sound on boot [Huawei MateBook D 14 Ryzen EU-Version]

so I recently bought the notebook and I am currently dual-booting Windows 10 and ElementaryOS 5.0. The system runs flawlessly except for when I boot into elementaryOS my speakers make a loud pop-noise ...
1 vote
1 answer
90 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, ...
2 votes
3 answers
2k views

How to install on Dell XPS 13 (7390) developer edition

Just got my new Dell XPS 13 (7930) developer edition with Ubuntu 18.04 preinstalled, and want to install Elementary OS 5.1. I flashed the OS onto a USB, booted into the USB and I get the following ...
0 votes
1 answer
938 views

Windows Boot Manager loops back to GRUB

Lately I installed eOS 5.1 Hera on my good old Asus X52JC (BIOS,no UEFI) next to Win10. Almost completely successfully, except an issue with GRUB I cannot get solved myself so far. What works: Boots ...
0 votes
1 answer
117 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 ...
0 votes
2 answers
203 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 ...
0 votes
1 answer
197 views

Missing OS on e OS mac USB install

Re: elementaryos-0.4.1-stable.20170814.iso mac etcher-1.1.2.dmg Hi Shasum zero[d] referenced image file, but elementary OS installer could not install grub correctly on the target USB drive, ...
0 votes
1 answer
268 views

Why cant I install elementary os?

I wanted to download and install Elementary Os, so I read the instructions carefully and watched additional tutorials. So far everything has worked out great. However, when I boot the installer from ...
0 votes
1 answer
920 views

Can't boot eOS 5.1 because of missing mmx64.efi

Failed to open \EFI\BOOT\mmx64.efi - Not Found Failed to load image \EFI\BOOT\mmx64.efi: Not Found Failed to start MokManager: Not Found Somethinghas gone seriously wrong: ...
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 ...
0 votes
1 answer
46 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....
1 vote
2 answers
70 views

eOS Hera doesn't start after shutdown and starts normally after reboot

After shutdown eOS Hera starts in console mode, but after reboot it starts normally. After the command "journalctl -xb | grep failed" I see this: dec 20 16:49:30 veil-pc kernel: nvidia: module ...
0 votes
1 answer
835 views

elementary OS bootable USB not booting up

I created a Bootable usb for elementary os using etcher however when I try to boot from it on my Lenovo thinkpad x1 carbon (gen 7) it gets stuck at a black screen after selecting try elementary OS ...
0 votes
2 answers
87 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 ...
0 votes
1 answer
53 views

Can't Get Fresh Install to Boot on Dell Inspiron 3452

eOS community. I was very excited to try Elementary OS on a Dell Inspiron 3452 laptop; however, when I try to boot into the new OS, the computer can't find it. The machine has a 32GB emmc that I had ...
1 vote
2 answers
941 views

Trouble with Nvidia driver under Loki

I installed the Nvidia driver using Ubuntu method (Addition drivers tab under software & updates). It works great so far, but every time Elementary updates kernel system would not boot up. The ...
0 votes
2 answers
444 views

elementary OS Boot issue

Hi all. I'm having a common issue but can't find an applicable answer. I have Windows 10 and trying to add dual boot to elementary OS. I shrank and partitioned the drive as shown in the image ...
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.
0 votes
1 answer
272 views

Hera is not installing with GeForce 1660 ti (unknown chipset)

Main problem: [1.200632] nouveau 0000:01:00.0: unknown chipset (168000a1) What different between previous PC's state? Only a new video card, previous was 960 gtx, now 1660 ti (nVidia) When? 1) ...
0 votes
1 answer
905 views

elementaryOS won't start Xorg

So one night I forgot to plug in my laptop with elementaryOS, I closed the lid, and the battery died. After I charged it again, I turned on my laptop and the only thing that I got was a blinking ...
0 votes
1 answer
74 views

CD install on white MacMini

I am trying to get elementary OS on an old white MacMini. The machine does not boot from USB and does not have a DVD drive. I have tried a USB DVD drive but that is not recognized. Is there a way to ...
0 votes
1 answer
152 views

Windows 10 no longer boots after dual installing elementary OS

I'm quite new to the linux world. I installed elementary OS alongside win10 on the same ssd in different partitions. While installing I created a swap- home and efi partition. after a while, I tried ...
0 votes
1 answer
490 views

My solution: stuck at black screen/password screen after running software updates this week:

My PROBLEM today (numbered below) and SOLUTIONS (lettered A, B and C). Scroll to Solutions below (but may be helpful to see if you have same problem). PROBLEM: 1)Powered off computer yesterday which I ...
2 votes
3 answers
577 views

eOS won't boot, stuck on perpetual black screen

Since switching from Windows a few weeks ago, I've been using eOS on this laptop without issue. However, after downloading system updates a couple of days ago, the system wouldn't boot, hanging on a ...
0 votes
1 answer
94 views

OS hanging on reboot after update

I am unable to reboot successfully after recent updates that first took me from 5.4.0-48 to 5.40-54, then after ran a repair from the Grub menu, I was upgraded to 5.4.0-65. Neither of the last two ...
0 votes
1 answer
132 views

I have installation issue while trying to do it on "System76 - Oryx Pro"?

I've donated few $'s and downloaded the "Elementary OS" ISO to install it in my new "System76 - Oryx Pro". I've tried many different ways and could not succeed. Error i am getting is attached here. ...
1 vote
1 answer
88 views

ElementaryOS Won't boot after normal installation from live USB

I've installed ElementaryOS, and it won't boot. It shows me the ElementaryOS Logo, but then it changes to a terminal with the cursor blinking. There is no text in the terminal whatsoever. Please help ...
0 votes
1 answer
288 views

Can't install elementary os 5.0 juno - kernel panic using live usb or dvd boot

I am trying to install elementary os 5.0 juno from an usb and that didn't work. i have used differents USBs and Rufus and Unetbooting and nothing works :,v With a DVD is the same. Actually i have ...
1 vote
1 answer
150 views

Froze during security update and now black screen

I was prompted to install security updates which. Halfway through, the screen went black and stayed that way. I let it sit that way for 30 mins until I figured that at that point it must have froze so ...
0 votes
2 answers
5k views

Problems with boot after installation

I'm trying to install elementary OS on a laptop with a windows 8.1 instalation. I wanted to erase everything from the windows installation and then install nicely the elementary OS on it. I've ...
1 vote
1 answer
1k views

Stuck at boot: R8169 can't disable ASPM [Solved]

Since kernel 4.15.0.55 update, I'm getting stuck at boot. No kenel after .55 can't boot. At recovery mode system halts at this message: r8169 can't disable ASPM OS doesn't have ASPM control I've ...
1 vote
2 answers
214 views

Boot Issues on Dell XPS 15

When booting my Dell XPS 15 if I do not manually boot to the "Ubuntu" device by pressing F12 and selecting "Ubuntu" my computer automatically goes into diagnostics mode and runs tests on memory, ...

1
2 3 4 5
8