I'm a new Ubuntu user.
I have UEFI system and after few tries I succeeded to install (via usb), the latest version of ubuntu.
Now when I'm trying to boot from grub i get this message:
an error occurred while mounting /boot/efi
what can i do?
I was completely lazy and booted a Ubuntu live disk..... once the disk loaded up a desktop, I ran
Type the following commands:
The first command will return information on the EFI System Partition (ESP), as recorded in your
Note that some systems might return information on two or more FAT partitions from
From here, you can look for problems. Pay particular attention to the
Another possible problem won't show up as a discrepancy in the analysis you've just performed, since it's a matter of a filesystem needing repair. You can do this with the
You must pass it the device filename associated with the ESP --
One more point along these lines: If you're dual-booting with Windows 8, it includes a "fast startup" feature that is basically just a suspend-to-disk feature. Sharing partitions between Windows and Linux with this feature active is almost certain to lead to problems, and I've heard of the ESP being affected by this. Thus, if you're dual-booting with Windows 8, you should disable the fast startup feature. This page describes how to do this in detail.