Fedora 25. Unable to boot to desktop after fresh install.

asked 2017-04-25 02:52:38 -0500

kmoore gravatar image

I recently bought a barebones system from Gigabyte, one with the new intel Kaby lake processor in it. I decided I would move and try Fedora as my OS of choice after hearing good word of mouth about it.

So, I installed from my live CD (usb stick) as per normal. I got to my desktop/workstation just fine. Issue only came about after I shut the unit down. When I started it back up it went straight to shell rather than going to my install of Fedora. On screen message was: "EFI Sheel version 2.50 [5.12] Current running mode 1.1.2 map: Cannot find required map name. Press ESC in 1 seconds to skip starup.nsh, any other key to continue. Shell>"

I went into the BIOS for the barebones computer and saw that the SSD I had just installed to was no longer there in the menu....This was very different/weird as when I checked it after the initial restart I could see the hard drive that I just installed to. On the boot menu of the bios I had the following: "Option Priorites option #1 [UEFI: Built-in EFI Shell]"

I restarted the machine, this time with the USB stick I originally installed from inserted. Went to the live session of Fedora and looked at other locations and as luck would have it I could see all of the partitions created from the install. So, the install worked? But I don't understand why I can't get to it as normal?

NB: Fedora 25 is the only OS being installed on this machine. I have no plans to do a dual boot, did that once before with Mint and Windows - wasn't a fan.

Anyway any and all help would be greatly appreciated.

My level of experience with Linux and Fedora is limited. So, plan english please lol.

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Can't seem to add pictures. Sorry guys it wants me to have >60 points, whatever that means.

kmoore gravatar imagekmoore ( 2017-04-25 02:44:13 -0500 )edit

i'm assuming being a new desktop that the motherboard has EFI support. Did you installed using that option or the BIOS? not sure what is the problem but, trying to help :)

jlozadad gravatar imagejlozadad ( 2017-04-26 17:04:48 -0500 )edit