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Old 01-02-2017, 06:55 PM   #1
eco_bach
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Can't sudo update-grub...read only


Hi
In recovery mode trying to update my grub
When I issue
Code:
$sudo update-grub
I see
Quote:
/usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig: 250: /usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig: cannot create /boot/grub/grub.cfg.new: Read only
 
Old 01-02-2017, 07:05 PM   #2
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this is because the partition containing the /boot/grub folder has probably been mounted read only, possibly bbecause of disk errors you need to fix any errors and remount the disk r/w, try boooting from a live cd or a different partition, fix any errors and try again
 
Old 01-03-2017, 09:08 PM   #3
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Hi
In recovery mode trying to update my grub
When I issue
Code:
$sudo update-grub
I see
that is a tell tell sign that you need to do something first other than try to install or update your grub. how did you get yourself into Recovery mode?
 
  


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