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Can't boot from USB.

Post by deepakdeshp » Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:52 pm

I Have created USB live by using Mint 19.1 Cinnamon inbuilt USB creator.
Fast boot is off in BIOS.I am using a uefi dual boot system with Win 10 and Mint 19.1.In Bios boot devices USB is before HDD.
I chaNged the port, USB stick with the same result. It Just boots to the installed Mint grub.
Any ideas?
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Re: Can't boot from USB.

Post by kyphi » Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:45 pm

The boot over-ride facility in the BIOS is (on American Megatrends) on the very last screen, the "Exit & Save" screen.

With your USB stick inserted, reboot, press Delete to enter the BIOS, go to Exit & Save. You will see the USB stick identified, click on it and Exit to resume boot.
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Re: Can't boot from USB.

Post by athi » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:34 pm

Disable secure boot in UEFI, save and exit. With secure boot on, BIOS may not detect liveUSB as bootable device.
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Re: Can't boot from USB.

Post by jbh911 » Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:42 am

I'm running Linux Mint 19.1 Mate 64 bit dual booted with Windows 8.1 on a Medion AYOYA laptop which has UEFI: American Megatrends v: 0.28 date: 03/14/2013
Had the same problem with just one live USB stick, just one, Clonezilla!
Tried efibootmgr to solve the problem, no success.
The solution was with BIOS: Three types of boot available. Legacy, UEFI and Dual Boot. Selected Dual Boot Type and problem solved. :D

Should add I used efibootmgr to setup the boot order. man efibootmgr provides a good example for doing so.

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Re: Can't boot from USB.

Post by vansloneker » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:35 am

Many systems ignore the USB preset preference. But there is always an option to press a key and get a boot menu where you can select the USB.
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Re: Can't boot from USB.

Post by deepakdeshp » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:15 am

kyphi wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:45 pm
The boot over-ride facility in the BIOS is (on American Megatrends) on the very last screen, the "Exit & Save" screen.

With your USB stick inserted, reboot, press Delete to enter the BIOS, go to Exit & Save. You will see the USB stick identified, click on it and Exit to resume boot.
My BIOS is by INSYSDE and it doesnt identify the usb stick at Exit and Save. It doesnt have mouse access too, the BIOS operations are through keyboard.
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Re: Can't boot from USB.

Post by deepakdeshp » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:17 am

athi wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:34 pm
Disable secure boot in UEFI, save and exit. With secure boot on, BIOS may not detect liveUSB as bootable device.
Disabled secure boot, then enabled and disabled Legacy support but still can not boot from USB. I am not able to see the USB listed in any screen in BIOS.
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Re: Can't boot from USB.

Post by deepakdeshp » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:19 am

jbh911 wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:42 am
I'm running Linux Mint 19.1 Mate 64 bit dual booted with Windows 8.1 on a Medion AYOYA laptop which has UEFI: American Megatrends v: 0.28 date: 03/14/2013
Had the same problem with just one live USB stick, just one, Clonezilla!
Tried efibootmgr to solve the problem, no success.
The solution was with BIOS: Three types of boot available. Legacy, UEFI and Dual Boot. Selected Dual Boot Type and problem solved. :D

Should add I used efibootmgr to setup the boot order. man efibootmgr provides a good example for doing so.
Thank you , but dual boot isnt an option available for me.
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Re: Can't boot from USB.

Post by athi » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:35 am

Is Win10 Fast Startup disabled? This could cause boot issue if enabled. After disabling, will need to restart and do a full shutdown of Win10 to deactivate Fast Startup.
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Re: Can't boot from USB.

Post by deepakdeshp » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:47 am

athi wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:35 am
Is Win10 Fast Startup disabled? This could cause boot issue if enabled. After disabling, will need to restart and do a full shutdown of Win10 to deactivate Fast Startup.
Yes Win 10 Fast Startup is disabled.
JUst to make sure I burnt another iso with same result, unable to boot usb.
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Re: Can't boot from USB.

Post by athi » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:12 am

Do you have a Win10 installer available? Wonder if you can boot from that.

Also, what is the make/model of the PC? There are some really screwed up BIOS/UEFI implementation.
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Re: Can't boot from USB.

Post by deepakdeshp » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:44 am

I used Etcher , a new program to burn the iso without any change.

I dont have Windows installer. Its installed as OEM and I hardly boot into it. I have Mint 19.1 and Manjaro installed on it too
Laptop details
Notebook Model :-HP Notebook
Product number :- M4Y77PA#ACJ
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Re: Can't boot from USB.

Post by deepakdeshp » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:56 am

Summary of what I tried as I am unable to boot from USB stick my Product is M4Y77PA#ACJ


I have made FASTBOOT off.
Disabled secure mode and tried with Legacy support enabled and Disabled.
Tried different sticks, different ISOs and different ports.
I created the ISO using built in USB writer for Linux Mint 19.1 and also used etcher in Manjaro
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Re: Can't boot from USB.

Post by athi » Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:49 am

That is an HP Notebook - 15-af001ax
Lint to service manual http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04653881

Looks like you tried all the usual fixes. About all I have is try burning the ISO in Win10 using Rufus with GPT/UEFI (non CSM) options and see if it will boot.

Other more drastic option is update BIOS to latest F.28 REV.A
https://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/se ... el/8189657
Mint Mate 19.1. Main rig is HP 800G2 I5 6500 16GB ram, 120GB boot drive, 2x3TB, 1x4TB data drives. Oldest rig is Mate 18.3 on Dell D620 with 32bits core duo.

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Re: Can't boot from USB.

Post by deepakdeshp » Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:02 pm

athi wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:49 am
That is an HP Notebook - 15-af001ax
Lint to service manual http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04653881

Looks like you tried all the usual fixes. About all I have is try burning the ISO in Win10 using Rufus with GPT/UEFI (non CSM) options and see if it will boot.

Other more drastic option is update BIOS to latest F.28 REV.A
https://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/se ... el/8189657
Thank you. But I have already updated to F.28 the latest Bios. I used to boot from USB on this machine, but suddenly it would stop. I used to create the USB using the Mint USB writer. So that's not a suspect.

I am lost and an important function isn't available.
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