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
0answers
2 views

Boot sometimes failed after drive decrypt

I am stuck with a boot problem I struggle to narrow down: I installed elementary OS on a new laptop*, after running on my old laptop no problem Only difference is that I added drive encryption this ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

How to load kernel from GRUB

Elementary OS is hosted on sda5. Win 10 was on sda1(?). I deleted BOTH partitions to resize sda5. I restarted my laptop and was greeted with the GRUB2 interface. I have no clue how to get back into ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Problem with Booting

I am using elementary os for more than 6 months now and i faced no problem, but now whenever i am trying to switch on my laptop the logo shows for few minutes and then it takes me to (initramfs) ...
3
votes
1answer
373 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
1answer
6 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
1answer
50 views

Unable to boot USB drive

Ill cut this short again. Okay, so, I was wondering about trying Ubuntu without installing so i tried. And then the PC boots elementaryOS, no isolinux.bin error which had happened before. I used ...
0
votes
1answer
221 views

Error while booting v0.4.1-stable - nouveau, nomodeset not working

I installed my ElementaryOS with Rufus 2.16 on my USB, and tried to launch it. But then appeared this error: I tried using every option from F6 menu, and still not working. My PC: 1. i5-3470; 2. ...
0
votes
1answer
331 views

ACPI errors at boot with kernel 4.17.2 and 4.16

I am having these errors/warnings everytime I boot elementaryos with kernel 4.16 or kernel 4.17.2 on a ideapad 110-15isk with a i3 6006u and no dedicated graphics. Does someone know how to fix them?
1
vote
2answers
821 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
0answers
9 views

Why does the error “drm:vmw_host_log [vmwgfx]] *ERROR* Failed to send host log message” appear during elementary OS boot and can it be fixed?

When booting elementary OS on a VirtualBox host with the (VirtualBox recommended) VMSVGA video controller selected, the following error occurs during boot: Other people have suggested that the fix ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Recovery menu and boot problems

After the 7/2/20 updates, I ran sudo apt autoremove. Since then, the first reboot never went to a login screen. The e splash logo hung there all night. In the morning, I hard rebooted (Power switch on ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

How Can I Get Elementary To Open First Using A Dual Boot With Windoz 10?

How can I get Elementary OS to open first when turning on the computer using a dual boot with Windoz 10? Yesterday I used a USB Live version of Elementary and loaded it into the computer. The computer ...
0
votes
1answer
416 views

Elementary OS won't restart after installation

I have tried several times (apparently without any error reported) to install E OS but after the installation process is finished my computer (a Lenovo 100S-14IBR ) just won't boot (I tried several ...
0
votes
1answer
244 views

How can I copy the /boot/ folder and it's contents from the live USB to sda1?

I made school boy when trying to follow the instructions for making a bootable SD card for ArchARM. I think I have either overwritten the boot folder on my primary partition with the ArchARM files or ...
0
votes
3answers
16 views

Bootloop when trying to try out elementary os from bootable usb

I'm trying to try out elementary os from a bootable usb, but every time I hit the 'try elementary os' button, the pc shuts down and when I boot it again, I receive the exact same screen and the same ...
0
votes
1answer
78 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 ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

Booted up to no keyboard, touchpad, wifi, Bluetooth, and bad display

I am on elementary os 5.1 on MB Pro mid 2012. I believe that is 11,1. Everything worked great last night but turn on from normal shutdown and now missing keyboard, touchpad, wifi and Bluetooth and ...
0
votes
1answer
27 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
3answers
131 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
2answers
187 views

eOS freezes after installation

I recently installed elementary os alongside with windows 10. After installing it with usb, it boots and lock screen pops up but after i enter my password pantheon doesnt start and it freezes with ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

After disabling Secure Boot, I can't even boot to the live usb

I bought a new laptop with r5 4500u and installed Elementary OS but the brightness control was not working. I've tried many fixes, including updating to kernel 5.7.0 and 5.7.10. I had to sign those ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Not getting any response while trying to install from USB

I've been attempting to dual-boot Windows 10 and ElementaryOS, but have 0 success so far. Whenever I try to boot from USB after selecting it in the boot menu, I really shortly see the logo of my ...
1
vote
1answer
29 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 ...
1
vote
3answers
401 views

Elementary OS not Booting After Update [“Kernel panic - not syncing”]

Shortly after executing "sudo apt-get update" in Terminal I ran the remaining updates in the App Center. Once I started with these updates, I changed user accounts (stayed logged in to both). It was ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Hera won't recognize my usb wifi unless I replug it

I installed EO yesterday and I've had a couples of bugs related to wifi. First, Hera will recognize my Mercusys N150 Wireless USB Adapter(MW150US) but only when I unplug it and then plug it again. ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Can't boot into elementary OS, how can I fix this or do I need to reinstall it?

Quick info that could be helpful: OS Version: elementary OS 5.0 Juno (i don't know why it didn't update) Okay, so I was trying to extend my 19GB ext4 partition because that was where all my user data ...
1
vote
1answer
209 views

Can elementary OS be installed on a laptop that you can't disable Secure Boot?

Can elementary OS be installed on a laptop that you can't disable Secure Boot?
1
vote
2answers
119 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, ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Booting Hera with Multisystem USB

Since Juno release I am unable to boot the system with Multisystem USB (combination of GRUB and live system ISO). The boot process gets interrupted with initramfs unable to find a medium containing a ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

How to change kernel for a non booting OS

When I boot up everything is fine until I get to userware, then screen looks funny/not smooth and keyboard and mouse stop working, only a hard reset gets me out. When I checked on next bootup, I saw ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

USB doesn't t boot in UEFI mode

I downloaded the ISO from the official website, I installed it on the USB with Rufus, in GPT for UEFI, with FAT32. I already checked the ISO SHA256. When trying to boot it, it does nothing, does not ...
0
votes
2answers
23 views

Boot Issue After Formatting and Changing Mounting Points

Sorry in advance for my poor screenshots since I can't boot up! For some reason my 2nd internal NVMe drive was inaccessible, so I messed around with it in a partition app by formatting it which didn't ...
1
vote
1answer
52 views

Windows 7 does not boot after installing ElementaryOS 5.1

I have some experience setting up Windows Linux Dual boot, but unfortunately yesterday I ran into a problem. The grub menu does not have Windows 7 on it, and I don't know how to get it on there. I ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Elementary os 5.1 hera stuck at boot

So I cant reach the login screen. When i boot in the system the elementary os icon shows up, it glows for a while than it completely freezes. When i pressed escape before it froze it was going through ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Booting to blank screen eOS 5.1

When booting up my laptop from power off or hibernated state I am booted into a black screen with a small white under-score in the top left. Nothing proceeds to happen. To work around this I power ...
1
vote
1answer
44 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
2answers
140 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 ...
1
vote
2answers
1k 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 ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Unbelievably slow?

So I have installed Elementary OS hearing how beautiful and lightweight it is. I'll agree it is very good looking but it's too slow in my computer. I'm pretty sure I have installed all my drivers ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

How to quit Debian Logo on Startup, after install Gnome-Shell

I installed Gnome Shell and the i uninstalled... All is fine but when Start the computer it shows an image that says "Debian 8", then Show a animation of Elementary, before the Login Screen. I want to ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Switch booting elementary OS from BIOS booting to EFI booting on iMac5,1

My iMac5,1 has a 32 bit EFI and is currently booting elementary Hera OS in legacy BIOS mode. Can I switch to booting in EFI mode?
0
votes
2answers
179 views

Can't reboot into elementary OS after MBpro PRAM reset

I had to reset the PRAM on my MB Pro the other day. I had elementary OS installed, and it would automatically boot to it (still hadn't figure out how to get the GRUB screen up). I would have to hold ...
0
votes
1answer
40 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
1answer
24 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

not able to install elementary os (xps 13, 9300, developer edition)

Hello (: hope somebody can help me. I made a boot USB with rufus on a windows PC, like it is described on the elementary OS homepage. After booting on my xps 13 (ubuntu 18.04. LTS preinstalled), there ...
1
vote
2answers
207 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
24 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?
0
votes
1answer
160 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
1answer
43 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
1answer
509 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: ...

1
2 3 4 5
7