Start Updating master boot code

Updating master boot code

GRUB — not to be confused with GRUB Legacy — is the next generation of the GRand Unified Bootloader.

This partition needs to be created before GRUB installation.

When the partition is ready, install the bootloader as per the instructions below.

is your swap partition to enable resume after hibernation.

This would generate a recovery boot entry without the resume and without quiet suppressing kernel messages during a boot from that menu entry.

A GRUB/EFI examples article has been provided for such cases.

and you will have the additional ability of being able to boot from the drive in case EFI variables are reset or you move the drive to another computer.

Usually you can do this by selecting the drive itself similar to how you would using BIOS.

If dual booting with Windows, be aware Windows usually has a folder called boot inside the EFI folder of the EFI partition, but the only purpose this serves is to recreate the EFI boot option for Windows.; see #Configuration.

For EFI, you are looking for a small (512 Mi B or less) partition with a vfat/fat32 file system and the boot flag enabled. The installation examples provided are intended to work on the widest range of UEFI systems possible.

Those experiencing problems despite applying these methods are encouraged to share detailed information for their hardware-specific cases, especially where solving these problems.

GRUB has a few root file system-specific limitations: for parted.