Description of problem:
Install to hard disk gets an error about cannot write boot. System has 64-bit Fedora 25 and 26 in other partitions as well as Windows 10. System has UEFI bios, GPT partitions, devices are /dev/nvme (not /dev/sda).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Both Fedora 25 and 26 (32-bit versions of LXDE Live).
How reproducible: Tried with both Fedora 25 and 26.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot either 32-bit Live LXDE Fedora 25 or 26 from USB memory stick in CSM
mode (those sticks would not boot in UEFI mode).
2. Try to install to hard disk with custom setup (/, /boot/efi and swap, with
partitions already created by 64-bit Fedora 26)
3. Get error message. Say proceed.
4. System will not boot (even after fixed grub as per bugs 964828 & 1483356).
Popup error about cannot write boot. System will not be bootable. Should I continue with the install (I said yes). Trying to boot that system gets a blank screen with cursor in top left corner.
System should install and be bootable.
I have installed those 32-bit Fedora 25 and 26 to other computers. But, those systems had legacy BIOS (not UEFI), MBR partitions (not GPT), /dev/sda (not /dev/nvme).
Are there some commands I can do from either 64-bit Fedora 25 or 26 to fix
the 32-bit Fedora 25 or 26 partitions?
Could you please provides us logs from the installation environment. They are in /tmp/*.log.
Thank you for this report.
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BIOS is setup to boot UEFI (first) and CSM (second). Not sure what was booted for this install from Live system off of USB memory stick.
After doing the above install (which was the 2nd time), the UEFI boot loader has been messed up. When I power on the laptop, I get a boot menu and try Fedora and try Windows and both fail and take me back to the boot menu.
I have restored the EFI System Partition from a backup. Power off and back on takes me to the same (broken) EFI boot menu. Picking either Fedora or Windows clears the screen and then takes me back to the EFI boot menu. So, now I have a laptop with no bootable systems on it.
Assuming I can somehow boot Fedora 26 (64-bit) on the internal SSD via an external USB memory stick Fedora system, what commands do I need to do to get the the EFI boot menu back to working?
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