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Questions tagged [bootloader]

A bootloader is a program that loads and launches a program or an operating system from boot.

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How to use Android SDK and smartphone vendor tools to boot another kernel?

The history of the question can be found here: 1) Ubuntu-specific discussion 2) General question on StackOverflow 3) General question on SuperUser Sub-questions: 1) What SDK components should be ...
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ARM module 3 and Xmos XU216

I want to update an XMOS XU216 from ARM module 3 ? Which is the best way: SPI or JTAG? What are the steps to follow?
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win 10 memory malware/virus [duplicate]

gday all ive been having a really bad time trying to rid myself of a virus/malware that however it gets there I don't know ,but it seems to copy the entire operating system and boot files repartitions ...
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Windows 10 won't boot after installing Linux to USB drive

I installed Ubuntu to a USB drive by live booting from one USB, installing full Linux to a second. I've done it before multiple times with no issues. However, this time, when I installed to the second ...
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How to properly flash uboot onto SD card?

I've been experimenting with embedded linux using a BeagleBone Black. I've managed to create a minimal linux distribution using yocto. When I want to flash the secondary bootloader (MLO) and the ...
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Determine edition of Windows 7 Bootcamp partition - no access to command line(?)

I acquired a MacBook recently with a Windows 7 Bootcamp partition. I wanted to make more space for the Windows partition, so used MacOS' Disk Utility to shrink the MacOS partition. Even though this ...
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How do I change UEFI boot order when the BIOS (the firmware) does not have that option?

I want to change the boot order to default to rEFInd but the system always boots to Windows 10 and I have to use F10 method to boot into Linux via grub and rEFInd. I want to boot into rEFInd by ...
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systemd-boot timeout value in loader.conf is ignored

I am Dual Booting Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10, Recently I came to know about systemd-boot and tried it. This is my file content /boot/efi/loader/loader.conf timeout 60 auto-entries 0 auto-firmware 0 ...
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How to install Ubuntu next to preexisting Windows 10 but no boot loader available

I have a partitioned SSD where in one partition is a Windows 10 system. I was working on installing Ubuntu in a second partition but now I receive "No bootable device found", I guess I messed up the ...
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Windows installer fails after deleting Ubuntu

I'd need help with the following problem. I've built a new PC recently and decided to install Ubuntu on it, that was the first and only OS on the system. a few weeks later I changed my mind about ...
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Can grub2 switch to long mode (64-bit)?

I'm wondering if I can use grub2 to switch to long mode ? I want grub2 to switch to long mode(64-bit), setup page tables so the map one-to-one virtual to physical addresses and setup enough page ...
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Hiding Grub Menu (Grub 2.02 / Ubuntu 18.10)

I have troubles "deactivating" the Grub boot loader. Basically I just want to hide it to spare me some time. Therefore I tried editing the grub file in /etc/default and changed the values ...
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Windows moved the bootloader to another drive

I have a dual boot install. I first installed Windows 7 in its own disk (C:) with the secondary drive disconnected. I did this because I know Windows has a tendency to mess with other drives. Then I ...
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I messed up my windows bootloader BIOS doesn't show any more

I partitioned my drive and installed ubuntu. I wanted the space back so I deleted the ubuntu partition and attempted to restore the windows bootloader by running the install disk, troubleshooting and ...
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Which device should I set as bootloader for Linux, next to windows10? If my drives are in raid

have 5 hard drives: 2 x 450 GB -> raid0 -> SSDWDR0 2 x 200 GB -> raid1 -> save 1 x 2 TB -> sdc SSDWDR0 is partitioned: 800GB -> W10 500MB -> W10 reserve 100GB -> Trying to install Linux mint ...

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