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Fedora 20 won't boot? Why is that?

asked 2014-03-24 21:07:20 -0600

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updated 2014-05-11 13:41:34 -0600

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Hello. After a successful instalation, my computer won't load Fedora. Actually it seems it is not loading the grub. These is my partition table http://oi61.tinypic.com/678gi8.jpg Is it a good sign? http://fpaste.org/88254/39571420/

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So when you try to boot, what happens?

bitwiseoperator gravatar imagebitwiseoperator ( 2014-03-24 21:13:24 -0600 )edit

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answered 2014-03-25 09:39:16 -0600

Try reinstalling GRUB from your rescue disk:

http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/13/html/Installation_Guide/s1-rescuemode-boot.html

Let me know how it works out.

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answered 2014-03-26 10:59:01 -0600

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Insure that your motherboard is starting the firmware that corresponds to the boot loader you are trying to run.

Note that most motherboards will not start a UEFI system when started with BIOS firmware, nor will they boot a BIOS system when started with UEFI firmware. If you installed UEFI GRUB, you must run the UEFI firmware, and start XP with the UEFI boot loader. If you installed BIOS GRUB, all must be BIOS.

Furthermore, I have seen that UEFI GRUB2 cannot start an Windows BIOS bootloader. YMMV.

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