Questions tagged [boot]

The process and events beginning with power being supplied to the processor and ending with the operating system fully loaded and ready for use. Questions about specific parts of the boot process should be tagged with, e.g. [bios].

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how to change UUIDs on a boot stick, and update GRUB?

I've got a working Legacy/UEFI boot stick with Xubuntu focal. All is well with it. Now I'm creating clones, and for that purpose, I've changed stuff on each: hostname UUIDs of partitions UUIDs ...
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Boot order gets reset after every restart

Hi I am having this issue after a bios update. I have a ssd and a hdd both containing windows( I imaged from hdd to sdd after buying the laptop). Before the update, the machine used to boot from ssd. ...
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Windows 10 gives me the BSoD after a minute or two, I tried a Startup Repair, what password does it want, really?

Windows is able to boot up to the point where it's offering me to log in. At that point, I log in and after one minute or so, I get the infamous BSoD with the sad smiley. I tried many times now, ...
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OS X HDD not recognized, but SSD recognized

I am trying to sell a used macbook pro mid 2009 I used to have an SSD in place, but wish to keep the SSD, and substitute in an HDD I put the empty HDD inside the macbook, but upon boot I got a ...
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Arch Linux won't boot (only shows manufacturer's logo on screen)

After selecting Arch on GRUB menu, it shows up the manufacturer's logo indefinitly. It seems like even the Kernel is not loading because I do not see the log messages that I'd normally see while Arch ...
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Computer Stuck in Cold-Boot Double-POST Loop

Update 4: It appears as though my CPU isn't compatible with the backup BIOS, so this might explain why nothing appears on screen (https://www.gigabyte.com/Ajax/SupportFunction/Getcpulist?Type=Product&...
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Kali linux is not booting up from virtual box

I executed $sudo apt-get update $sudo apt upgrade -y After that it took 3 hours to download some packages .After when download is complete then it was extracting those packages and installing on my ...
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Cant access/change BIOS

I have a Mecer ET15-T. I cannot change setting in the BIOS. I endeavored to change the HDD for an SSD. Sadly the machine only has one USB port. Installing windows from a flash drive and having a ...
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How can I install windows 10 to two hard drives while enabling hibernation?

I would like to install Windows to two hard drives, lets call them HDD-1 and HDD-2. If I boot HDD-1, I would like to put it into hibernation, and then boot into HDD-2. However, if I put HDD-1 into ...
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I'm getting a BIOS error when trying to install Ubuntu on Dell G5 15SE 5505 with bootable USB

This is my second attempt to ask a question in this forum. I'm currently trying to install Ubuntu 18.04.5 on my computer through a bootable USB. I'm using Rufus to install the Linux ISO with a MBR ...
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Redhat Linux DM-0 reported xfs in memory data corruption after it is cloned to run on another machine

I have Redhat Linux system running HA, with DRBD, and logical Raiding enabled on 4 drives. Namely sda/sdb/sdc/sdd. sda/sdb are the HA drives with XFS. sdc/sdd are the OS drives with XFS. I cloned the ...
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Boot SSD shows up at 0 bytes

After a BSOD my boot ssd has stopped working. Using a windows recovery device, trying to install windows it says that the disk is 0 bytes. Diskpart also says that. I have an SATA to USB cable arriving ...
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Boots, but motherboard starts then stops should I be worried

I just built a computer, and it runs normally, but when I boot up it starts, the fans go and then they stop, and start again and it boots up completely, should I be worried? Asus B450M Pro S ...
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Windows XP BSOD and Boot loop (Potential driver issue.)

I'm sorry if this seems like a duplicate question, but I've been stuck on this. My WinXP machine has been experiencing a specific BSOD lately, with the STOP code; 0x0000007b (0xBACC3528, 0xC0000034, ...
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Hardware reserved was reserved, fixed by bios update, then after a few restarts goes back top hardware reserved, any indication?

As the title states... I realized I had half my RAM 8/16gb is being reserved for hardware so I tried a few things, then decided to update my old BIOS. Once updated and a restart it fixed the problem, ...

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