Questions tagged [boot-partition]

Questions about boot-partitions (/boot) in Ubuntu system. Ubuntu may have /boot directory under the system root partition/directory or it could have a different partition of its own.

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Booting gets stuck at "a start job is running for /dev/disk/by-uuid/C8F5-1794" for 90 seconds [closed]

I've checked a few other forums and the answer that comes up the most is to edit /etc/fstab and change the uuid of swap partition to the correct one by copying it from gparted. However, the log gives ...
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Combining boot partion from seperate SSDs

I have 2 SSDs on my computer, the first has Windows 11 and Ubuntu 20.04 installed alongside it. The dual boot was working correctly. Recently, I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a a second SSD, but it ...
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Why does my dualboot only detect ubuntu and not win10?

I have win10 and ubuntu installed on a single ssd, both OS on a separate particion. My bootloader does not give me an option to choose windows and boots ubuntu automatically. This is my disk diagnosis:...
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My laptop is not showing boot partition at startup

My lenovo ideapad 330s is dual booted, windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. Both are on the same drive. Yesterday I was booted to windows and suddenly I got blue screen of death. And after that I restarted ...
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Deleted a partition by mistake

I just deleted a partition by mistake. And now I don't know if I shutdown I will get things back. lsblk looks like this, I can't find any boot mount point. root@Dell-Precision-T1600:/home/hell# lsblk ...
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Does Ubuntu Server's /boot partition need to be 1.8GB?

I installed Ubuntu Server 22.04 with the default settings. The /boot partition is 1.77GB (used 190MB). Does the /boot partition really need to be that big?
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What is the correct type and size for a boot partition for BIOS?

About Ubuntu installation: it for either Desktop or Server environments for a hard disk based on either HDD or SSD For a latest PC or laptop based with UEFI for boot purposes is recommended define /...
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Installation of 20.04 fails while 18.04 works fine

I’m trying to Install Ubuntu 20.04.4 alongside with Windows. However, no matter how I configured the live USB and Windows UEFI settings, it never recognizes that there is another OS installed, and it ...
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is there only one ESP lives in the hard drive?

I am reading an article about the OS boot process and I read that the firmware consults the GPT to find the ESP then execute the boot loader, my question is, should each partition has its own ESP? if ...
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created unwanted 500GB data

I attempted to create a partition on my 1TB hard drive in order to install Windows as a dual boot system. It took more than 30 minutes after I selected a 500GB partition using the disks app. I was ...
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Boot hangs at GRUB prompt instead of GRUB menu

I installed Ubuntu 21.10 on a new machine. Then I needed to dual boot Windows 10, so I booted to a live USB and shrunk the Ubuntu partition. Windows installed fine, but apparently squashed GRUB. I ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 installer thinks my boot partition is corrupted

Ubuntu 21.10 installation getting stuck at the screen where it asks for third party software and updates to be downloaded. It hangs forever. I am trying to install it alongside Windows 10. After a few ...
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Installer cannot see the windows drive

Similar problems have been reported in a couple of posts on the Net but the solutions suggested do not resolve my issue hence this post. I have a HP Stream laptop running Windows 10 and sometime ago I ...
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How can I Re-Install 'EFI Partition System' & 'Partition table entries are not in disk order' warning

I use Ubuntu 20.04. I have overwritten my EFI partition system. Then I deleted it. After I deleted it, the space became unallocated. (I opened and finalized another question for this issue question ...
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format C; as ext4 then install Xunbuntu 20.04

Started with an Intel 64 bit, 10 yr-old+ desktop running WIN XP Pro (long-since without Microsoft support) that is slow to start, but works. The effort to install Xubuntu 20.04 did not do a clean over-...
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Cannot resize boot partition with live USB and Gparted

Good morning, I have only Linux installed on my computer and I need to resize (increase) the boot partition. That means to decrease the main partition (900GB) and then increase the other one. I have ...
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Windows et Linux sur la partition c

Hello everyone so here's my problem, by mistake I installed a GNU/Linux distribution on the same partition as my Windows, when running Windows I realized that the c disk (of Windows) has become ...
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How to fix a corrupt or missing GRUB2 bootloader on a Usb bootable drive?

i have Ubuntu 18.04 on USB bootable drive. It has always been running smooth until one day it stopped to boot. The USB is not recognized anymore on both Unbuntu and Windows (it run but doesn't appear ...
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Messy dual boot partitions / Please help to clean them up

Please excuse my mistakes both in English and in Ubuntu terminology. I recently did a reinstallation of my computer. I'm running now Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS on a computer with a 1TB Hard disk and 512GB SSD ...
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What are these partitons and can I delete them

I currently dual boot Windows 10 an Ubuntu, and I am getting ready to delete Windows. The Ubuntu partitions that I know what they are are sda8,sda6, and sda7. I assume sda4 is the main Windows ...
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Cannot boot - Getting Failed to isolate default target error

Here's what I have on my hard disk Primary partition 1 win-xp Extended partition 2 data1 boot partition swap ubuntu 18.04 ubuntu 20.04 data2 Both ubu18 and ubu20 partitions have grub config files. ...
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I would like to creating a partition for ubuntu from macOS high sierra for a dual boot MacBook

I'm a noob to Ubuntu and looking for some advice on how I can set up my High Sierra 10.13.6 with a 30Gb bootable partition into Ubuntu 20.04. I have 285Gb free on my 500 Gb HDD which has a logical ...
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Can I relabel /, /home, and /boot/efi partitions without problems?

I am running Ubuntu Studio 21.04 & plasma, with separate partitions for root(system), home, and another for encryption with veracrypt. I'd like to label(relabel) the root, home, and boot/efi ...
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Which partition should I choose to install Ubuntu and uninstall Windows 10?

I'm new to Linux and trying to delete Windows and install Ubuntu. Here's the partitions image: I used unetbootin to boot from HDD. I don't know which partition to choose.
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Partitioning scheme for Ubuntu

My laptop has a 240 GB SSD. Right now I'm using Windows. But I'm planning to clean install Ubuntu (Not dual boot). So I need help with the partitioning. Can anyone please suggest me a partition scheme ...
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Issue with ubuntu writing a MBR on an SSD

So far I have two disks, one SSD for my main os(FreeBSD) that is connected with the NVME bus and one SATA3 HDD for ubuntu. I installed ubuntu much later than FreeBSD for a project that required some ...
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Cannot see Ubuntu partition in Windows disk mangement

There are no partitions for ubuntu Even though my system has Ubuntu installed, the disk management does not show ubuntu in them. I dont know any other way to uninstall ubuntu. Please help
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Windows 10 Update May2021 erased Linux partitions

Running a duel boot system with Windows 10 64 bit and XUbuntu Linux v 20.04, 64 bit. Using Grub and Windows-10 was the default boot. Had upgraded the XUbuntu from 18.04 to 20.04 early in 2021 and it ...
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Hdd not showing while installing Ubuntu 20.04

Currently I am using POP OS. I'm trying to install Ubuntu in my ACER laptop, but my 1GB HDD and partitions are not showing.
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Hard drive partiton problem

I want to partition my hard drive so my data doesn't get deleted when I change operating system. But I get this error:
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Harddisk partion

I only have one partition in my sda harddisk. I don't have an sdb partition. Changing the OS will delete all of my data. If I create a new partition and copy my data there, will this work?
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Grub Bootloader issue with Dual Boot/Dual Drive Install Windows 10/Ubuntu 20.10

So, I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside my Windows 10 Pro. However, I am sure that I am complication it by trying to install Ubuntu on a separate nvme ssd drive. So to elaborate, my Windows 10 ...
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Create a proper partition table for ubuntu installation with 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD

I have a Dell Laptop which has 128GB SDD and 1TB HDD with Windows OS installed. I want to delete the Windows OS and migrate to Ubuntu 20.04. Can anyone please tell me what will be a perfect partition ...
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Ubuntu installation stuck in middle

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my blank HDD, so I formatted it and (after much stumbling around buttons and settings not knowing what they meant) I think I created an EFI NTFS partition 512 MiB and ...
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Move ext2 boot partition to LVM

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 server with an ext2 boot partition and an LVM setup. I want to move or copy the boot partition content to be within the LVM. I have searched and the closest thing I found was ...
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How to format that computer?

I had Windows 10 with dual-boot Ubuntu. I wanted to remove everything and reinstall just Ubuntu. I removed the Ubuntu partition in Windows and when I restarted, it didn't open and started with GRUB. I ...
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Please sir suggest me partition size of 1 tb HDD. Eg how much efi swap area home directory etc [closed]

Sir please suggest me how.much of memory from 1 TB. I can set for EFI swap area home directory boot physical or logical memory etc. Please sir give me full details
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How to partition for Windows/Ubuntu dual boot on same SSD and on same HDD? [ [duplicate]

I have a 256gb SSD and a 1tb HDD on mu laptop. I want to create a dual boot and add a linux OS (with ubuntu) on my SSD. but, I have only 160 gb free out of the 256, so i'd rather install the OS and ...
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Ubuntu crashed after browser froze and I powered off. When I tried to reboot, everything was gone

As I said, I was listening to a podcast, browser froze, computer froze, I powered off and when I tried to reboot, everything seemed to be gone. I'm running Ubuntu 20.04. A couple other pieces of ...
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Change grub controller in two Linux dual-boot

I had windows-10 dual booted with Ubuntu 20.04 earlier (Ubuntu was installed later). Now I uninstalled windows and installed Manjaro 20.2.1 instead (alongside ubuntu). I am in UEFI mode. My partition ...
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Unallocated Space showing up as sublist in GParted while Extending Root Partition(Screenshots attached)

Hi i am using dual boot(Windows 8.1) and Ubuntu 18.04.4 and trying to extend my root partition of ubuntu.I had three partitions for ubuntu (root which is about 20GB,home which is about 75GB,swap which ...
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How to create a dual boot in SSD in which Ubuntu is already installed [duplicate]

result of df -h|grep sdresult of sudo parted -l I have a 240 GB SSD in which I have already installed Ubuntu. But now I have to dual boot with Windows10. But I'm unable to create a partition.
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Should I install Ubuntu on primary or logical partition

Should I install Ubuntu on primary or logical partition. Is there any speed comparison?
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Can't read HDD partitions from Live USB

Hi got a problem with Linux today. At boot show a message: fsckd-cancel-msg: Press Ctrl+C to cancel all filesystem checks in progress And stay stuck. Trying to access the HDD from another Live USB to ...
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My Ubuntu partition is appearing as full and not allowing me to resize it even when unmounted

I have Ubuntu installed on a ~500gb boot ssd and I wanted to install a dual boot. I booted into Ubuntu through recovery USB and the yellow bar that indicates free space in your partition was ...
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Stuck in "Installation type" section

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 on an Asus ROG Strix G512LI. After disabling secure boot and setting to AHCI, I started the install process on a Crucial SSD NVMe M.2. It is now stuck in the ...
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Boot partition missing? Can't boot into Ubuntu anymore. Does it have to do with GRUB or Boot partition or similar?

So I had a Dual-Boot system. Then I deleted Windows and also decided to use a software called DBAN which erases everything that it can on your hard drive. So I did that (picked the option "Quick ...
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Backup and Restore Ubuntu partitions (that exist on dual-boot system) to New Machine that is not dual-boot

Here is the scenario: I have a dual-boot system that looks like the attached picture on gparted below. Anyways I would like to be able to take the partitions that Ubuntu needs and move them to another ...
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Unallocated Partition is not showing while installing ubuntu

I have a new Dell desktop which has 512 GB SSD. Now I have inserted an additional 1 TB HDD and from this HDD I have unallocated 100 GB. Please check the screenshot attached. But while installing ...
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how to unmount a part of a single partition which is in used?

I have ubuntu 18.04 currently on my pc and some important docs on it. I want to install windows alongside my ubuntu. as you know, to install windows we need a primary NTFS Partition for and first, we ...
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