Questions tagged [grubrescue]

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

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How do i force factory reset My Dell Inspirion laptop is in grub rescue, message says attempt to read or write outside of disk. 'hd0'

How do I force reset My Dell Inspiron has entered into grub rescue with a message "attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0'
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/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod not found - the files are in disk but grub rescue cannot read them

I have installed UBUNTU 20.04 on an external Seagate Expansion USB hdd, the installation was OK, when restarted, the file normal.mod cannot be found. I have restarted with a live Ubuntu on a pendrive, ...
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Swapping 3TB HD to a new computer

I had an old Dell 7500 Workstation that I had set up as a Ubuntu 18 box. I have spent a fair amount of time getting it set up to run Openvino. The Workstation will not run stable anymore. I had ...
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My pc shows unknown filesystem after insmod normal and I don't have bootable window 7 USB

grub rescue error I forcefully deleted my ubuntu partition and on rebooting it displays unknown filesystem.
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Ubuntu 20.10 stuck on GNU GRUB version 2.04

I have installed Ubuntu 20.10, and after 3 days of working with it, I started to get stuck in the GRUB v2.04 menu and the OS won't boot. If I type boot it shows this error: You need to load kernel ...
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Why am I landing in the Grub Rescue menu after Ubuntu Install? (no-dual boot!)

Background: My fiancé is building a new computer. I got the old bones of their computer (motherboard, RAM, processor), a new graphics card, and a new hard drive. My fiancé took their old hard drive (...
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Transaction for graphical.target/start is destructive

After I forcefully turned System off, and then Turned on tomorrow morning, I got :- Failed to start default target: Transaction for graphical.target/start is destructive (emergency.target has 'start' ...
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Installation taking so long

I installed Ubuntu along side my Linux Mint and removed Linux Mint after that. I didn't use my laptop for a while and when I opened it yesterday. It went into the GRUB rescue menu. I have tried the ...
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Ubuntu vdi GRUB Rescue error

I'm using ubuntu 18.04 LTS in virtual box and has only one partition of dev/sda1 inside vdi increased the size of vdi from 175GB to 180GB through virtual media manager booted Ubuntu and tried to ...
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Grub rescue normal.mod not found

I have been using Ubuntu for a while with only one partition and for some reason it was starting to close applications unexpectedly so I tried to reboot it but somehow, now I have an error saying file ...
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GRUB Command Line appears after reboot

On my computer I have 2 SSDs, one with Windows 10 (up-to-date), the other with Ubuntu (20.04.1) setup in dual boot. I have to switch between OS a couple of times a day, and every time I want to go ...
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Ubuntu reinstallation crashed

Half way through the reinstallation an error message appeared, it logged the issue then threw me in to grub rescue. I have not dealt with this before as am quite new to Linux. I read a few articles ...
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Question about grub. Want to install Ubuntu 20.04 on 2nd hard drive, 1st hard drive already has dual boot win10 and Ubuntu

So doing some research here, nothing quite covers what I'm asking as far as I can tell, so please bear with me. I already have a dual boot win10/Ubuntu 20.04 system running just fine (dev/sda). Custom ...
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Grub-rescue due to grub deleted

I accidentally deleted grub's partition after formatting my USB (BAD TIMING) and I can't do anything now... I don't have a live USB, and all partitions are NTFS. I have Windows 7 installed, I can't ...
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What prefix to use for command level booting of Ubuntu 20 from a bootable USB?

My Acer Aspire One which worked fine and could dual boot to either Ubuntu 18 or Windows 8, has now crashed. From the command line that now appears, I can use a series of commands to get to the Ubuntu ...
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Trying to repair a dual boot, but no idea what to do

I have installed Linux alongside Windows several times, and it always just worked, but something has gone wrong this time. The PC has a bit of a messy history. Sorry this is long - trying to give ...
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How to install Ubuntu on SSD?

I want to install just one OS (Ubuntu) on SSD. Actually I haven't got any other OS in HDD (like Windows). I have installed Ubuntu on SSD, but I always get errors like: You need to load kernel Can't ...
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Ubuntu all of the sudden got into a black screen, then now just in grub rescue prompt but I can't fix it [duplicate]

My ubuntu (single boot) system went into black screen after booting so I went into BIOS mod (which I shouldn't have) and optimizing it and try to boot boot, it just boot into grub rescue prompt. I ...
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Why can't I boot into Ubuntu (grub rescue) or to live Ubuntu usb? I do not have a dual boot

My laptop has been running Ubuntu for some time now. I had been running the latest 20.10 version I think when this happened. Please note that my harddrive is encrypted. Ubuntu offered the option when ...
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Cannot get out of grub [duplicate]

Grub> Possible commands are: { commands......} Grub> ls (Proc) (hd0) (hd1,gpt2) (hd1,gpt2) Grub> ls (hdx,y) Device (null): filesystem type ext* - last modification time 2020-11-05 06:...
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“This is not a bootable device ” after installing Ubuntu 20.04

Ubuntu boot file Not a bootable device I'm Using HP notebook - 15-bs576tx. I recently bought a wd ssd of 500gb SATA M2. I backed up everything that was on my 1TB HDD. Clean wiped everything and ...
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Ubuntu 20.10 crashed and is now stuck in reboot loop: initramsfs: unpacking failed: Decoding failed

I was working on a Libre Office Document, then suddenly my Ubuntu 20.10 (updated from 20.04) which is installed on a Laptop just crashed. I can still see the grub menu but now I'm unable to boot, it ...
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Grub rescue and executing grub-install /boot/sda failed

I dual boot my laptop windows 10 along with ubuntu but my laptop gets too slow so I format ubuntu and now windows 10 not loading that enters in 'grub rescue' mode and even not boots another os. While ...
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how to remove GRUB after removing the linux? [duplicate]

I had removed my linux from my system but had not removed GRUB.Everytime i power on my laptop i have to type exit to load up windows.I am unable to find a proper fix for this i have windows 10 Home....
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Cannot boot into device, opens grub rescue

Whenever I try to boot into my dual boot(windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04) HP laptop, it says unknown file system, and enters in grub rescue mode. I booted from a live usb device and performed boot repair, ...
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Cannot boot into ubuntu 20.04, showing unknown file system: grub rescue mode

I have a dual boot of windows 10 and ubuntu 20.04. When I started my laptop it showed unknown file system and it went into grub rescue mode. I tried to check in which partition my boot directory was ...
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All partitions are unknown filesystem in grub rescue

I didn't partition hdd while installing ubuntu now booting from usb it would show a black screen welcome to grub I used ls command and my drives are (hd0),(hd0,msdos1) and (hd1) and all are unknown ...
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I found myself in Grub Rescue after deleting a partition

That's how I caused the disaster in the first place: -------------------------------------------------------------------- I logged to my other distro (I have three on two drives) Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, ...
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Error: No such device

I have recently dual booted win10 and Ubuntu 18.04. After completion of booting when I tried to open Windows boot manager (on /dev/sdb1) it is showing me the following errors. error: no such device: ...
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Computer booting into “grub rescue” [duplicate]

I tried writing a .img file to an existing partition (the partition that my computer boots into). When I rebooted my computer it booted to "GRUB Rescue" and said "Unknown filesystem&...
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When I start the pc GNU grub bootloader page loads

I installed Ubuntu on a pendrive and now every time I on my PC (even if the pendrive isn't connected) grub bootloader page loads instead of windows. If I have to on windows I have to press F12 ...
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What did I do wrong in installing ubuntu 20? Dual boot failed and everything pointed to “Make sure you are using the right arch type”

So I installed Ubuntu 20 64 bit version, after 2 days I booted my laptop and it went to Grub Rescue. I found the normal.mod to be in /usr/lib/grub/i368 ( cant remember exact path) but definitely not ...
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How can I boot from a usb key when all I can get is a Ubuntu grub rescue prompt?

My Acer Aspire One D270-1596 boots to a grub rescue prompt. I've been able to set root and prefix to get to the Ubuntu 18.04 grub (?) page and memory test menu, but running Ubuntu or a restore version ...
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grub rescue - unable to boot the system

Recently I have formatted my HDD and installed new SSD in lenovo laptop. Now with boot-able pen-drive I am trying to install Ubuntu 20.04, but with no luck I am getting through. Everytime I reboot it ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu after creating a 5th partition in Windows [duplicate]

I had a Windows / Kubuntu dual boot. In Windows I added a new partition, however I had 4 partitions already. Therefore I think Windows changed all of my partitions' file systems to NTFS. Then all of ...
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Errror hd0 read .press any key to continue

Error to read outside hd0 press any key to continue ..after pressing any key it boot properly.i have updated grub installed 18.04 an order version still the issue is same.. i was using 20.04 more than ...
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(grub rescue prompt while booting from a live usb)How to get rid of GRUB and Install another OS? [duplicate]

I am running a dual boot setup of windows and Ubuntu and I wanted to install Manjaro KDE Chain of events that lead me into this mess 1.To get rid of Ubuntu I deleted it's partition and now I am stuck ...
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Ubuntu only booting when flash drive is inserted [duplicate]

I'm a beginner to linux and decided to install Ubuntu on my laptop. I made a bootable usb with the most recent version of ubuntu which i wanted to install on my laptop(Asus Zenbook-UX450FDX). I wanted ...
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Grub rescue unknown file system error followed by another Error stating failed to isolate default target:Freezing Execution

I am Using Dual boot with windows 10 and ubuntu 20.04 LTS During resizing the disk space:> 1.First of all I had compressed the drive in windows using an application named as "Erases us ...
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Grub rescue after installing Ubuntu on separate drive

I have 2 SSD's: 1TB Windows: 1 Partition for boot(sda1) 1 Partition for C (OS - sda2), 1 Partition (not sure what is it for - sda3) and 1 Partition for games/files/etc. (sda5) 128GB Ubuntu 1 ...
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Reinstall GRUB bootloader

I'm new to this forum, but I needed to ask a question. How do I reinstall the GRUB bootloader? Since I'm new, I didn't knew that I couldn't simply delete the partition from windows and add the unused ...
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Grub rescue problem “normal file is not found”

When I open my laptop it will show the grub rescue. I try to rectify it but the last command I insert in grub (insmod normal), when I hit enter, it will show normal file is not found How can I ...
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grub rescue terminal not loading insmod commands

grub rescue> set prefix=(hd0,1)/boot/grub grub rescue> set root=(hd0,1) grub rescue> insmod normal grub rescue> normal grub rescue> insmod linux grub rescue> linux /boot/vmlinuz-3.13....
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How do I install ubuntu on blank harddisk

I want to install ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop I have a internal hard drive with a case which has been formatted with NFTS file system I have a live Pendrive with ubuntu 20.04 LTS And a laptop with no ...
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Holding shift during Boot doesn't enter GRUB menu in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

Its a dual boot i.e. windows 10 and ubuntu 18.04. Ubuntu is filled as preferred choice hence GRUB doesn't come by default. I went through many resources available and they all said press shift before ...
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While restarting it shows unknown filesystem error in grub [closed]

I have a multi-boot operating system with Windows 10 and Parrot Security. With my auto update settings in Windows 10, it got updated automatically and when I tried to restart it shows the error below.....
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error: symbol 'grub_file_filters' not found [upgrade Ubuntu18.04 to 20.04]

I updated the system from 18.04 to 20.04 via the terminal. When the computer restarts, the black screen appears with the above written mention. What should I do to fix the problem (without obviously ...
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GRUB Stuck at startup and nothing works

When I start my laptop a black screen with blinking cursor appears and nothing happens. Then I restart my laptop holding shift key and finally GRUB_ appeared but after that when I press e key or c key ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Failed to load kernel

I have dual-booted Dell Inspiron 3593 with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. Both partitions are in the SSD. The issue is that sometimes when I boot into the system and click on any boot option on the grub-...
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Ubuntu 20 doesn't show Grub menu after installing alongside Windows 10

I installed Ubuntu 20 alongside Windows 10. While installing I selected Install alongside Windows but after installing when I start my laptop it directly loads to WIndows. I also went into BIOS and ...

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