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by marc_dna
Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint and Windows 7 Dual Boot Grub Problem "error: not a valid root device"
Replies: 9
Views: 735

Re: Linux Mint and Windows 7 Dual Boot Grub Problem "error: not a valid root device"

Hey Michael, thanks for your help! parted -l Model: ATA ST1000DX001-1NS1 (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: 1000GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/4096B Partition Table: msdos Disk Flags: Number Start End Size Type File system Flags 1 1049kB 106MB 105MB primary ntfs boot 2 106MB 214GB 214GB primary ntfs 3 2...
by marc_dna
Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint and Windows 7 Dual Boot Grub Problem "error: not a valid root device"
Replies: 9
Views: 735

Re: Linux Mint and Windows 7 Dual Boot Grub Problem "error: not a valid root device"

A few queries: 1. Your Windows is EFI installed? 2. Did you enable Legacy support (from bios) before installing Linux? 3. The 'sda5 fat32 EFI boot Linux' was manually made by you and set as EFI Partition? While installing an EFI system, Mint automatically detects the EFI Boot partition and sets it ...
by marc_dna
Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint and Windows 7 Dual Boot Grub Problem "error: not a valid root device"
Replies: 9
Views: 735

Re: Linux Mint and Windows 7 Dual Boot Grub Problem "error: not a valid root device"

Hey, thanks for your reply.
I thought about that too, but because of that I made all Linux partitions logical (unless Swap or EFI are always automatically primaries?). So I think that should be alright...
by marc_dna
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint and Windows 7 Dual Boot Grub Problem "error: not a valid root device"
Replies: 9
Views: 735

Linux Mint and Windows 7 Dual Boot Grub Problem "error: not a valid root device"

Hello, I am having a boot problem on a HP computer I have installed Linux Mint 18.3 alongside Windows 7. Since HP computers and UEFI make the dual installation/boot extra complicated, it was already a bit of a problem to install Linux Mint at all, but now that this is done, there seems to be a probl...

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