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Brian K
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Re: Pre-sales question

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I always use Secure Boot.
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Re: Pre-sales question

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I tried the following commands without secure boot enabled; will try again with it enabled if it makes a difference:
mount /dev/nvme0n1p1 /mnt [no error]
mount /dev/nvme0n1p1 /mnt/boot/EFI [no error] my efi partition was uppercase; don't know whether that makes a difference)
for i in /dev /dev/pts /proc /sys /run; do mount -B $i /mnt$i;done [no error]
chroot /mnt [ERROR: "can't execute commnand"... /bin/bash; no such file or directory"]
grub-install /dev/nvme0n1p1 /mnt [ERROR: "can't execute commnand"}
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Yottabytes wrote: Thu Sep 09, 2021 11:15 pm I tried the following commands without secure boot enabled; will try again with it enabled if it makes a difference:
mount /dev/nvme0n1p1 /mnt [no error]
/dev/nvme0n1p1

Should be the Linux partition. " sdXY = system partition" I know, confusing terminology.
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Re: Pre-sales question

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So skip the second command in my previous post?

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mount /dev/nvme0n1p1 /mnt/boot/EFI [no error] my efi partition was uppercase; don't know whether that makes a difference)
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Re: Pre-sales question

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It's only the first line that's incorrect.
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This is what I used in IFL... (Mint was not on the ESP drive)

mount /dev/nvme1n1p4 /mnt
mount /dev/nvme0n1p1 /mnt/boot/efi
for i in /dev /dev/pts /proc /sys /run; do mount -B $i /mnt$i; done
chroot /mnt
grub-install /dev/nvme0n1p1
update-grub
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Re: Pre-sales question

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Ok. Thanks.
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Re: Pre-sales question

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Yottabytes,

Can you let us know the outcome of the Linux script?
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I clean installed Linux Mint 20.2 and Windows 10. Things work fine now. Now, the next step: I want, as my third boot menu selection, my USB rescue drive posted here:

viewtopic.php?t=3405&p=18707#p18707

I am told I can image the USB pendrive then create a partition on my second PC hard drive to restore the USB image to. My question is: since I have CSM disabled on my computer, will Bootit execute my USB menu choice if the USB image was not originally UEFI? Also, if BootIt UEFI is on the system drive and I use it to boot to the second hard drive can I restore the system drive with Bootit on it. Or must BootIt remain undisturbed?
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