Linux won't start automatically

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beginner@linux
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Linux won't start automatically

Post by beginner@linux » Fri Dec 04, 2015 5:09 am

Hi, if I start up the pc my screen is black with just the cursor blinking. If I go into the bootmenu after restarting the pc, and manually boot from the hard disk, he'll start up normally. Any ideas about what this could be? Thanks!

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Re: Linux won't start automatically

Post by karlchen » Fri Dec 04, 2015 5:31 am

Hello, beginner@linux.

This reads as if the bootmenu which you have to invoke and where you select to boot from harddisk is your BIOS menu.
If this is the case you may have misconfigured your BIOS by pointing it to a non-bootable device as the default for booting.
If this is the case enter your BIOS and select your internal harddisk as the primary boot device. Save. Exit. Reboot.

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Re: Linux won't start automatically

Post by beginner@linux » Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:23 am

Hi Karl,
well that's the strange thing. I haven't changed this recently. The configuration is like you said. The first in row is the hard disk.

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