Questions tagged [grubrescue]

Questions about using the grub rescue prompt or how to get rid of it.

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Error: file ‘/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod’ not found. Entering rescue mode… grub rescue>_

I have a dual boot system of Ubuntu 16.04.5 and windows 10 in my dell vostro 5460. Yes for a purpose I shrink a drive in windows part. Then I shutdown. But while I switched it again it shows this grub ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS frozen bootloader

I had been using Ubuntu 16.04 for some time and later updated it to 18.04 about three months ago. A few days a go when I was trying to boot, I am unable to go past the Ubuntu logo and it is frozen at ...
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Getting attempt to read or write outside of disk “hd0” after install

After installing 20.04 I keep getting the error message attempt to read or write outside of disk "hd0" Entering rescue mode... I have done a lot of reading on this and have tried all of the given ...
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Get rid off grub rescue mode [closed]

Well,recently I had deleted a partition from the desktop whereas on start of the machine,I had come across an error stating Unknown command kkkkk recursively. Could someone help me to fix the issue ...
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How to skip the grub-bootloader

I'm having a problem with my microsoft surface. I wanted to reinstall Arch (because it was very slow) so I removed the grub folder in the boot partition (I don't know the reason anymore why I did that....
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Ubuntu Grub not showing up

I've installed windows 10 on my laptop, after that I installed ubuntu 20.04, but the grub loading isn't showing up, it still directly loads windows 10, I created new partitions for Ubuntu, I think ...
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I installed Ubuntu, but now only a grub> option is given. Help!

I installed the newest version of Ubuntu on a Lenovo 310-11iap, and I deleted Windows 10 (because it's a netbook with limited memory). But now it only gives me a grub> option when it starts. I don't ...
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How to resolve grub error?

I have just installed Ubuntu 20.04. Sometimes when I start up, it shows an error message in grub. I then type the exit command. Sometimes I have to repeat this process about 10 times before my ...
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Grub won't start after partition delete

I have accidentally deleted my Ubuntu partition. Right now I would like only to boot to Windows (it starts but I get an error that windows have found problem and it turns off). Here are the logs: ...
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Cannot boot windows from internal ssd when my ubuntu usb is not plugged in?

I recently made a persistent Ubuntu 20.04 installation on a flash drive I had on hand. I was able to boot from it just fine. But after I started using Linux, when I wanted to just boot Windows I would ...
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unknown filesystem error after reinstalling linux

After reinstalling 18.04 over 19.10 alongside Win10, the boot fails with the following error: error: unknown filesystem. Entering rescue mode... grub rescue >` From what I understood from similar ...
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Grub goes to Recovery every time on new installations

I have a server that's long overdue for update, running 14.04 LTS. I would like to scratch-install this server, to get away from the upgrades-upon-upgrades situation. When I try to install either 18....
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Get rid of Grub timer

I tried to get rid of the timer, so grub immediated loads the OS. This is the file that I edited with sudo gedit /etc/default/grub # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to ...
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grub Filesystem is unknown

I have a dual boot laptop with Ubuntu and Windows 10 and I tried to uninstall Ubuntu. I deleted it from Windows Disk Manager, but when I tried to uninstall grub I had problems. I have the common '...
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How to fix boot rescue issue with no windows recovery cd?

I have a dual boot pc in which I have deleted the linux partition. After rebooting my Pc, I ended up with the grub rescue screen. I have read about possible solutions, yet they seem unapplicable to my ...
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Disable Lethe read-only freezed drive on 18.04

I have installed Lethe on Xubuntu 18.04 to block all changes a user can do as per How can we install lethe on Ubuntu 18.04? How to return to normal boot and normal read-write? Not uninstall, but ...
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Ubuntu 18.4 system opens into grub rescue

Used boot-repair and no recommended repair box appeared. Boot info summary http://paste.unbuntu.com/pj2hdJFGT8 Using GNOME Disks utility, I have a 320 Samsung hd with one bad sector, and 3 partitions....
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Grub rescue ; unknown file system

I'm installing ubuntu 20.04 lts using a bootable usb by manual partitioning. I have a 500gb hard disk.. I make my partition as follows.. 4048 mb swap area, 500 mb efi pfile system, 70gb root and rest ...
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stuck in GRUB RESCUE : insmod normal is unknown (solved)

ISSUE : I tried to install Linux Lite by erasing a Kubuntu19 I had on a 2009 asus laptop. I must have messed it up obviously and now I am stuck in grub rescue. Here are some more infos on what is ...
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grub2 not looking for config file in /boot/grub/grub.cfg

When I try to boot, it goes into grub command line (repair mode). If use the configfile command to point to the config file, the system immediately boots with no problem. SO it seems clear that grub ...
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Error: file `/boot/grub/x86_64-efi/normal.mod not found

I have my Ubuntu 18.04 installed but deleted the Kali os which I used to use. While in Bios I selected the Kali one and was stuck with is error.
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Problems with the grub

Please bear with me, I'm new with this Ubuntu18.4 just installed it a month ago. It was working fine (a little slow but I just asume it id because its a 10 year old laptop). But now when I start it, ...
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Attempt to use information regarding grub rescue. Keep getting "error: attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0'

I have followed the instructions and found my set boot=(hd0,msdos1) When I type the "insmod normal" then hit enter, the message reads: "error: attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0'" What is(...
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Grub Rescue appears after removing linux Ubuntu partition. Cannot access bios

I have an Acer Swift 3 SF314. I was trying to remove Ubuntu from my laptop but wasn't too sure how and I thought deleting the Ubuntu partition would do it but that just broke my laptop. I've tried ...
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grub rescue in kvm error: attempted to read or write outside of disk “hd0”

Here is my working environment: Ubuntu 16.04 I installed kvm vm under Ubuntu 16.04 environment is Ubuntu 14.04 After modified to the kvm's .xml file because of the bridge problem. Later it turned ...
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After format, unknown filesystem on boot, bootable usb cannot mount /dev/loop0 goes to initramfs

So I have really managed to mess things up. I have Ubuntu 19.10 on a 2018 Lenovo Ideapad 520-15IKB. The SSD drive had been encrypted when I installed Ubuntu from scratch. Yesterday I tried to create ...
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Grub rescue mode insmod normal failure

I am running ubuntu 18.04 in my host MAC machine. While starting ubuntu on virtual box it shows grub rescue mode. The error is "error: attempt to read or write outside of partition" Tried the ...
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How to create a partition form terminal [duplicate]

I have been asking GRUB RESCUE everytime I restart my system, So I finally go to know from a previous thread that :A small partition has to be created on the disk and marked as a code EF02 "BIOS boot ...
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How to boot windows from grub rescue? [duplicate]

I am stupid. I installed Xubuntu on my PC and used it's dual boot. Then, I changed my mind and decided I didn't want it. So, being stupid, I deleted the linux partitions using windows, figuring ...
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Editing GRUB to avoid grubrescue after deleting original OS [duplicate]

I deleted Parrot and Ubuntu is hd2,gpt2 This screenshot shows what happens when I boot now. what should I do to make Ubuntu default?
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Removed Ubuntu partition without removing Grub launcher. Computer boots to Grub command line [duplicate]

Hello helpful Linux people. I had an install of Ubuntu I was dual-booting with Windows 8.1 up until last night. I wanted to remove Ubuntu and just use Windows for the time being. On the advice of a ...
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Why did the GRUB MENU appeared instead of Ubuntu 19.04?

I messed up something with sudo mv command. When I restarted my desktop grub menu appears. How to find my root filesystem? Should I format my comp or there is a chance that I can rescue from grub ...
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Pc powered off while resizing moving partition

While GParted was at the last step of resizing the Linux partition (moving it to the left or something) I pressed my power off button by mistake. I booted up in GParted again and did a disk check/fix ...
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Initramfs and Entering GRUB rescue mode occurring multiple times

I am on an HP laptop(don't remember the model name exactly), running on core i3, with 8 GB RAM(DDR4), and a 2GB RADEON graphics card. I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed, with 3 partitions in the 1 TB ...
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Messed up Grub2 [duplicate]

This is my first post and I really need help. I recently uninstalled Deepin for Ubuntu 19.10 and I think uninstalling also messed up grub and I am stuck with grub rescue. Can you tell me how to fix it....
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Can't boot Ubuntu or Windows 10 after leaving PC on over night

I have Ubuntu 16.04 x32 installed. I left my PC on overnight and now when I turn it on, GRUB2 shows with a black screen instead of purple and the border lines around the command options showed as ...
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Normal mod Not found [duplicate]

After deleting something on my Samsung n150 netbook, I am now trying to reboot. Grub rescue cannot go over the “normal mod not found” error. Any suggestions?
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grub rescue after deleting and extending linux partition

I want to go back to booting from windows only. I have however deleted and merged the initial linux partition. problem is, while intending to fix grub via bootrec /fixmbr etc, I need to get past grub ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu - No grub

Today when I turned on the computer, I got a black screen with an error message during 2s and then another one. After the errors are shown, the computer reboots every time. I had to change the ...
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Error: attempt to read or write outside of partition

I left the computer as a 3rd night running ddrescue doing a cloning disk to disk. When i got up this morning just the terminal was running but anything else had dissapeared.... the desktop and bars ...
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Recovering Journal - Can't start my Ubuntu

So I know there's a lot of threads on recovering journal errors and I've tried the solutions but nothing works. Here's my problem: My laptop suddenly shut down and when I started it, it gave me a ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu from 18.04 to 19.04, now I can't login

I updated via terminal my Ubuntu from 18.04 to 19.04. However, I had several problems with it: Firstly, the starting screen was getting stuck because of GNOME. I have edited /etc/gdm3/custom.conf ...
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error: file /media/disk/grub/i-386-pc/normal.mod not found [duplicate]

1) I installed linus OS onto USB- A 2) Then using the following dd command I copied (assuming the intent is to clone) dd if=/dev/USB-A of=/dev/USB-B 3) Then when I booted from USB-B, it is not ...
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Getting grub rescue error [duplicate]

I have deleted the ubuntu partition from my laptop and restarted the machine. Now i am getting grub rescue error as : error : no such partition Entering rescue mode. grub rescue> _ I have installed ...
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How to delete grub and boot into windows? [duplicate]

Hello Ubuntu Community, Ok so basically, I had a dual boot and yesterday I deleted the linux partition not thinking about what could happen. All was fine till today because I restarted my pc. As I ...
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grub_file_filters not found after Ubuntu 19.10 upgrade

I upgraded Ubuntu from 19.04 to 19.10. The upgrade went without errors but after restart grub throws an error on startup and goes into rescu mode error: symbol 'grub_file_filters' not found. ...
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Grub rescue fixed, But again showing “error no such partition entering rescue mode” after reboot

Im using a dual boot system, Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. I tried to resize windows primary partition and after rebooting, shows error:no such partition entering rescue mode I fixed it. But after ...
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Unknown file system -xubuntu Grub error

I was trying to get Xubuntu to boot from usb when I accidentally reformatted the main partition and erasing all data. I now can’t do anything and now says error: unknown file system, grub rescue. ...
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New clean 18.4.3 install from USB consistently boots to grub rescue

I can't seem to find an answer for my situation, so I'm asking here. Installing Ubuntu 18.4.3 live server on an intel server from USB stick to learn it. But everytime it finishes install and reboots, ...
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Can't boot windows after deleting Ubuntu partition?

Linux newb. A while ago I ran Ubuntu from a usb to test out some stuff. I now need Ubuntu so wanted to install it properly. On windows 7 I deleted the partition that would've contained Ubuntu (only ...

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