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Questions tagged [efi]

EFI stands for Extensible Firmware Interface, and is an updated version of BIOS. It sits between firmware and the operating system in the software stack.

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EFI Partition System shrank to a length of 0 bytes

I used Partition Wizard on Windows to move the Windows Recovery Partition left to the unallocated place next to it, in order to do the same thing later to my Ubuntu partition, to give it more space. ...
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Ubuntu reboot system bring dirty bit to boot partition

I have Acer Nitro 5 with NVMe SSD, i5 Kaby Lake, Intel 630 + NVidia 1050Ti, UEFI unsecure, singleboot. I started to detect issues when switching to Intel graphics card. (failed to switch, then failed ...
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Can anybody show me how to properly install Funtoo Linux on Btrfs filesystem (EFI)?

Well, I've tried to install Funtoo Linux and Arch Linux on Btrfs as root filesystem (in my notebook, so it's EFI) but I just could not reach this objective even following every kind of tutorials I've ...
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How to restore Windows partitionon a new storage and make it bootable from Linux?

For a few years I created a backup of one partition of my old HDD. I also created a backup of MBR of the HDD. The partition list of the HDD was as following: Device Boot Start End ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 cannot mount /boot/efi

I have an Ubuntu Server installation that doesn't start up because the disk which contained the EFI partition is broken. I inserted a new HDD and created a new EFI partition by using GParted (new GPT ...
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Macbook pro 2017. USB install of kali, not booting onto usb

I'm essentially trying to instal Kali to a USB drive. I'm not making a live kali with/without persistence but an actual full install of kali onto a usb drive. Live usb with persistence is a little ...
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How can I move the location of my ESP to a secondary drive? (Windows 10)

Currently, I am attempting a dual boot installation of Windows + Linux, but I am encountering issues with Intel RST. Apparently, it's complex to get linux to be able to access an RST RAID ...
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EFI errors booting rx2660 into VMS

I have an HP rx2660 that I am trying to boot into VMS. I can get to the shell but there are these 3 warnings: Warning[1]: Invalid real time clock cleared Warning[48]: SAL NVM cleared Warning[49]...
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Can't boot up a Kali Linux USB (UEFI)

I would like to create a USB with GRUB bootloader (or other) and Kali which can be used on any machine (alongside the main os already installed ). I've installed Kali on a USB (64 GB) stick and ...
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The directory is not empty when using mountvol to mount efi partition

I followed the answers to this question but none of them seem to work. When I use mountvol E: /s I get the error "The directory is not empty" even though it is empty and I've formatted it multiple ...
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My BIOS got broken

I think I need your help. One month ago I just installed debian into my computer and it was working nice but I just deleted Win10 to install it. And 2 days ago I decided to install Ubuntu into a ...
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Merge two drive partitions with an EFI system partition in between

My laptop has two drives, an ssd with windows, and an hdd. A picture of my filesystem in disk management On my HDD, I have it split into three parts, my D drive, an EFI System partition, and empty ...
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Unable to extend my efi partition with unallocated space

This is how the partition layout looks in the Easeus partition manager: Could anyone suggest how to extend my EFI partition with the unallocated space? Or some other way.. i'm having some issues due ...
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Booting from GPT disk on old MBR computer [duplicate]

I have pretty old (~8 years) Supermicro server, which just got 4T new disk (actually it may be even bigger, because we are considering update to 5T or maybe even RAID 12T). I'm trying to install some ...
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Boot Camp Assistant did not give partition option when I went to add Windows 10 ISO

I am attempting to get windows on my mid 2014 mac book pro. On all the videos I watch there was a prompt to choose how much space I wanted for windows. I did not get this partition option. I have the ...

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