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Old 04-14-2014, 09:43 PM   #1
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Angry Can't Boot From Scroll Through GNU GRUB?


I just installed Elementary OS Luna alongside Windows 7 on my custom rig via a CD. When my PC boots from the HDD, it enters GNU GRUB version 1.99-21ubuntu3.10 and asks what OS Iíd like to enter. I canít scroll through the grub with the arrow keys. I can't even hit enter to boot from the top entry. I've tried multiple keyboards with no luck. Any suggestions?
 
Old 04-14-2014, 10:29 PM   #2
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USB keyboard ?.
If so, see what BIOS options you have for USB legacy or similar.
 
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Old 04-14-2014, 10:37 PM   #3
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Yes, it's a USB keyboard. The BIOS boot options I have are as follows: Floppy, LS120, Hard Disk, CDROM, ZIP, USB-FDD, USB-ZIP, and legacy LAN. It's also worth mentioning that I'm unable to scroll with the arrow keys in the F12 boot menu either, nor have I ever been able to.
 
Old 04-14-2014, 10:46 PM   #4
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you need to get into bios setup, not boot options.
 
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Old 04-14-2014, 10:48 PM   #5
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I'm in my BIOS.
 
Old 04-14-2014, 10:58 PM   #6
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You might be in a difficult situation. What happens when you reboot - does it just sit at the grub boot menu, or does it proceed to boot ?. If so, which operating system does it boot to by default.

Also, does a boot from CD still work ?.
 
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Old 04-14-2014, 11:04 PM   #7
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there should be a option to enable usb legacy, keyboard, of some sort in bios setup. Sometimes pluging the keyboard either in one of the top or bottom usb slot will get things working.
 
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Old 04-15-2014, 05:25 PM   #8
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THANKS, ALL OF YOU! USB keyboard was disabled, that was the problem.
 
Old 04-15-2014, 08:14 PM   #9
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