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Unable to install Fedora21

Hello, I have the following problem upgrading Fedora19 to Fedora 21: After a successful preparation the System Upgrade item is not shown in the grub menu. I execute the commands:

grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg (this completes ok).

grub2-install /dev/sda (this says 'usr/lib/x86/grub/x86_64-efi doesnt exist. Please specify --target or --directory'

After trying several things I copied /boot/grub2/grub.cfg (which has an entry for fedup) to /boot/efi/EFI/fedora/grub.cfg

This time I get a Fedora, with Linux fedup item in the grub menu. I assume this is the item I have to boot to execute the upgrade. After quite a lot of messages I get the following:

boot-efi.mount - /boot/efi Loaded: loaded (/etc/fstab) Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since sáb 2014-12-13 12:29:10 CET; 3min 0s ago Where: /boot/efi What: /dev/disk/by-uuid/CA08-7D51 Process: 859 ExecMount=/bin/mount /dev/disk/by-uuid/CA08-7D51 /boot/efi -t vfat (code=exited, status=32)

dic 13 12:29:10 localhost.localdomain mount[859]: mount: unknown filesystem type 'vfat' dic 13 12:29:10 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: boot-efi.mount mount process exited, code=exited status=32 dic 13 12:29:10 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: Failed to mount /boot/efi. dic 13 12:29:10 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: Unit boot-efi.mount entered failed state.

I login root and try to mount the ESP by hand but I get the same error: unknown filesystem type 'vfat'

The EFI partition is vfat of course. I have an UEFI system also with a bootable Windows 8. It is mounted without problem when booting my Fedora19 system. I am completely lost. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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updated 2016-03-04 10:01:17 -0500

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Unable to install Fedora21

Hello, I have the following problem upgrading Fedora19 to Fedora 21: After a successful preparation the System Upgrade item is not shown in the grub menu. I execute the commands:

grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg (this completes ok).

grub2-install /dev/sda (this says 'usr/lib/x86/grub/x86_64-efi doesnt exist. Please specify --target or --directory'

After trying several things I copied /boot/grub2/grub.cfg (which has an entry for fedup) to /boot/efi/EFI/fedora/grub.cfg

This time I get a Fedora, with Linux fedup item in the grub menu. I assume this is the item I have to boot to execute the upgrade. After quite a lot of messages I get the following:

boot-efi.mount - /boot/efi
   Loaded: loaded (/etc/fstab)
   Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since sáb 2014-12-13 12:29:10 CET; 3min 0s ago
    Where: /boot/efi
     What: /dev/disk/by-uuid/CA08-7D51
  Process: 859 ExecMount=/bin/mount /dev/disk/by-uuid/CA08-7D51 /boot/efi -t vfat (code=exited, status=32)

status=32) dic 13 12:29:10 localhost.localdomain mount[859]: mount: unknown filesystem type 'vfat' dic 13 12:29:10 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: boot-efi.mount mount process exited, code=exited status=32 dic 13 12:29:10 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: Failed to mount /boot/efi. dic 13 12:29:10 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: Unit boot-efi.mount entered failed state.

state.

I login root and try to mount the ESP by hand but I get the same error: unknown filesystem type 'vfat'

The EFI partition is vfat of course. I have an UEFI system also with a bootable Windows 8. It is mounted without problem when booting my Fedora19 system. I am completely lost. Any help will be greatly appreciated.