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I can guess what happened there. Its why I always turn off every other disc in BIOS before installing Linux. I have found on the Mint / Debian installer boot flags are put on the wrong disc but the boot flag for windows doesn't get removed either. In fact in a system with no other OS the boot flag (even when manually telling the installer where you want the boot flag) will go on some random 2TB disc when you installed on the SSD .. as well as the boot flag being on the SSD.


use Gparted, change the flags to 'boot' for only the boot drive, check all the other drives that aren't operating systems and make sure they didn't get a boot flag.

I havent had an issue in years since I started since powering down my other SATA's and just having a primary to install to.
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I can guess what happened there. Its why I always turn off every other disc in BIOS before installing Linux. I have found on the Mint / Debian installer boot flags are put on the wrong disc but the boot flag for windows doesn't get removed either. In fact in a system with no other OS the boot flag (even when manually telling the installer where you want the boot flag) will go on some random 2TB disc when you installed on the SSD .. as well as the boot flag being on the SSD.


use Gparted, change the flags to 'boot' for only the boot drive, check all the other drives that aren't operating systems and make sure they didn't get a boot flag.

I havent had an issue in years since I started since powering down my other SATA's and just having a primary to install to.

This drives me insane and should almost be a requirement for installation with debian doh.gif.. Remove a storage drive and suddenly you're met with a Grub error after post.

Pretty sure a quick fix for his issue is boot repair though, always does the trick for me, unless he wasn't looking to use grub. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair
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Well, I changed the priority if boot drive to pick my SSD as 1. But it still loads from the Linux drive. Even selecting boot over ride does not change.

There is probably another setting you missed. My board has it in 2 different places, one is drive order and another is drive priority.


As for Grub:
The grub bootloader probably has the timeout set to 0, that's why you aren't getting time to choose which to boot.
Code:
sudo nano /etc/default/grub

look for
Code:
GRUB_TIMEOUT=

it may be commented with #, remove # and change to:
Code:
GRUB_TIMEOUT=10

10 being 10 seconds.

then:
Code:
sudo update-grub

Well still no dice. The Grub Timeout flag is set to 10. How do I set the correct boot flags considering I only have access to Linux only as it does not give me an option to boot to windows
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Well still no dice. The Grub Timeout flag is set to 10. How do I set the correct boot flags considering I only have access to Linux only as it does not give me an option to boot to windows

What's the issue no Grub boot menu or no Windows option? I believe holding shift during boot also brings up the menu. May be time for its own thread.
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Will do. Thanks all
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@GermanyChris

Which desktop is that?
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@GermanyChris

Which desktop is that?

Looks like Gnome 3 to me.
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Looks like Gnome 3 to me.

Thanks. smile.gif
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Yea G3 with dash to dock

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