"Booting from 'endeavouros' failed: verify it contains a 64-bit UEFI OS."

Hello all. Brand new EOS user here. I had Manjaro working just fine and decided to upgrade my OS and try Endeavour out.

So, I got through the install just fine (albeit a little slowly) and hit the “Restart now” check button and hit the gas.

Well, I get the message:

"Booting from 'endeavouros' failed: verify it contains a 64-bit UEFI OS."

I thought maybe it was the grub issue and successfully did a grub-install after following all the instructions in the pinned post. No dice. Still can’t boot EOS.

I tried going back to Manjaro or Debian and neither installation mediums find my hard drive at all anymore. While I am absolutely ok with being “stuck” with EOS, I am unhappy to not be able to use it.

So … help me out - did I miss something in the grub post or is this something entirely different?

I’ll edit from the live ISO with the output from fdisk and efibootmgr.

ETA output from fdisk and efibootmgr:

[liveuser@eos-2022.08.28 ~]$ sudo fdisk -l
Disk /dev/mmcblk1: 29.12 GiB, 31268536320 bytes, 61071360 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disklabel type: gpt
Disk identifier: 8EB1025C-D57B-9F4E-A03F-871901CBF3EE

Device          Start      End  Sectors  Size Type
/dev/mmcblk1p1   4096   618495   614400  300M EFI System
/dev/mmcblk1p2 618496 61063064 60444569 28.8G Linux filesystem


Disk /dev/mmcblk1boot0: 4 MiB, 4194304 bytes, 8192 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes


Disk /dev/mmcblk1boot1: 4 MiB, 4194304 bytes, 8192 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes


Disk /dev/sda: 58.23 GiB, 62518853632 bytes, 122107136 sectors
Disk model: Cruzer Fit      
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disklabel type: dos
Disk identifier: 0x6ec8b20d

Device     Boot   Start     End Sectors  Size Id Type
/dev/sda1  *         64 3579839 3579776  1.7G  0 Empty
/dev/sda2       3579840 3794879  215040  105M ef EFI (FAT-12/16/32)


Disk /dev/loop0: 1.6 GiB, 1720696832 bytes, 3360736 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes

and

[liveuser@eos-2022.08.28 ~]$ sudo efibootmgr -v
BootCurrent: 0001
Timeout: 2 seconds
BootOrder: 0006,0003,0002,0000,0001
Boot0000* UiApp	FvVol(8063c21a-8e58-4576-95ce-089e87975d23)/FvFile(462caa21-7614-4503-836e-8ab6f4662331)
      dp: 04 07 14 00 1a c2 63 80 58 8e 76 45 95 ce 08 9e 87 97 5d 23 / 04 06 14 00 21 aa 2c 46 14 76 03 45 83 6e 8a b6 f4 66 23 31 / 7f ff 04 00
Boot0001* USB: SanDisk Cruzer Fit 	PciRoot(0x0)/Pci(0x10,0x0)/USB(7,0){auto_created_boot_option}
      dp: 02 01 0c 00 d0 41 03 0a 00 00 00 00 / 01 01 06 00 00 10 / 03 05 06 00 07 00 / 7f ff 04 00
    data: 4e ac 08 81 11 9f 59 4d 85 0e e2 1a 52 2c 59 b2
Boot0002* UEFI Shell	FvVol(8063c21a-8e58-4576-95ce-089e87975d23)/FvFile(7c04a583-9e3e-4f1c-ad65-e05268d0b4d1)
      dp: 04 07 14 00 1a c2 63 80 58 8e 76 45 95 ce 08 9e 87 97 5d 23 / 04 06 14 00 83 a5 04 7c 3e 9e 1c 4f ad 65 e0 52 68 d0 b4 d1 / 7f ff 04 00
Boot0003* endeavouros	HD(1,GPT,3f489e83-7cea-0c4e-8c0c-ecec2f9a7fa9,0x1000,0x96000)/File(\EFI\endeavouros\grubx64.efi)
      dp: 04 01 2a 00 01 00 00 00 00 10 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 60 09 00 00 00 00 00 83 9e 48 3f ea 7c 4e 0c 8c 0c ec ec 2f 9a 7f a9 02 02 / 04 04 3e 00 5c 00 45 00 46 00 49 00 5c 00 65 00 6e 00 64 00 65 00 61 00 76 00 6f 00 75 00 72 00 6f 00 73 00 5c 00 67 00 72 00 75 00 62 00 78 00 36 00 34 00 2e 00 65 00 66 00 69 00 00 00 / 7f ff 04 00
Boot0004* debian	HD(1,GPT,bd2ac05d-0fe2-43ec-86a1-7da097814bf9,0x800,0x100000)/File(\EFI\debian\shimx64.efi)
      dp: 04 01 2a 00 01 00 00 00 00 08 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 10 00 00 00 00 00 5d c0 2a bd e2 0f ec 43 86 a1 7d a0 97 81 4b f9 02 02 / 04 04 34 00 5c 00 45 00 46 00 49 00 5c 00 64 00 65 00 62 00 69 00 61 00 6e 00 5c 00 73 00 68 00 69 00 6d 00 78 00 36 00 34 00 2e 00 65 00 66 00 69 00 00 00 / 7f ff 04 00
Boot0005* Manjaro	HD(1,GPT,536fafb1-da1c-6146-84f0-01bee3f96a21,0x1000,0x96000)/File(\EFI\Manjaro\grubx64.efi)
      dp: 04 01 2a 00 01 00 00 00 00 10 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 60 09 00 00 00 00 00 b1 af 6f 53 1c da 46 61 84 f0 01 be e3 f9 6a 21 02 02 / 04 04 36 00 5c 00 45 00 46 00 49 00 5c 00 4d 00 61 00 6e 00 6a 00 61 00 72 00 6f 00 5c 00 67 00 72 00 75 00 62 00 78 00 36 00 34 00 2e 00 65 00 66 00 69 00 00 00 / 7f ff 04 00
Boot0006* endeavouros-9664	HD(1,GPT,c1e2e107-256d-724c-b963-885d30dfc7c0,0x1000,0x96000)/File(\EFI\endeavouros-9664\grubx64.efi)
      dp: 04 01 2a 00 01 00 00 00 00 10 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 60 09 00 00 00 00 00 07 e1 e2 c1 6d 25 4c 72 b9 63 88 5d 30 df c7 c0 02 02 / 04 04 48 00 5c 00 45 00 46 00 49 00 5c 00 65 00 6e 00 64 00 65 00 61 00 76 00 6f 00 75 00 72 00 6f 00 73 00 2d 00 39 00 36 00 36 00 34 00 5c 00 67 00 72 00 75 00 62 00 78 00 36 00 34 00 2e 00 65 00 66 00 69 00 00 00 / 7f ff 04 00

Can I just add that just interacting with the live ISO is a joy. I really hope you guys can help me sort this out.


Also, decided to do the hardware thingy too just in case this is an issue with my machine: https://clbin.com/pcCkX

Hey @fyrfli first of all welcome on the purple side :enos:… also sadly your jump in does not went well…

By any chance you where flashing custom firmware?

https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/Chrome_OS_devices/Custom_firmware#Flashing_with_MrChromebox’s_Firmware_Utility_Script

As I never handled such chromebooks I have not much knowledge about, but from what I see the first thing i think of is an issue with the firmware … could be setting or something happen when installing bootloader that was not compatible with what the firmware needs.

Hope some users owning such device or know about this

coreboot
    v: MrChromebox-4.17.2 date: 08/04/2022

Can help any better

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Sounds like an issue that I also have with a Dell Chromebook and the MrChromebox firmware (Coreboot + Tianocore/UEFI). I’m guessing that you installed EndeavourOS to an SDHC card as well.

For me, the problem would sometimes go away with a reboot, maybe some kind of timing issue with the SD reader. (I don’t have any issues booting ChromeOS Flex from the internal 16GB SSD.)

It’s probably time I take a closer look at my system…

:slight_smile: You’re half right - I did use the MrChromebox utility, but I didn’t install to a SDHC card. There is no rebooting for me since there is no other OS on the chromebook. I had no need to keep chromeos around, this chromebook was supposed to simply be a lab tool to explore linux distros with so … yeah … probably completely borked at this point.

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But that did give me an idea… I can use the live ISO to clear out the disk partitions and see if that will allow me to re-install.

you have legacy / csm on ? your boot disk is MBR

Hmm … when I first started working with it, I do remember trying to install debian and adding Legacy … I need to read.

which partition you booting from?

It was just one partition. I erase as I go because I don’t have a need to keep the old one if I am installing a new distro.

If you decide to reinstall EndeavourOS, it might be worth telling the installer to use the whole disk. And make sure that it is using GPT partitioning.

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Was curius you uses the first two partions or sda2 idk …

OH! Gotcha. I use the first two … the mmcblk1. The sda is the installation disk. :slight_smile:

Tried that explicitly doing manual partitioning, and no dice- Same result.

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You by accident what kinda type efi file manjaro installed? 32bit efi or also 64bit efi… grub can instaln 32bit efi but curius

I thought of that too … I am honestly not sure and don’t know how to check. :frowning:

Well. I have no idea what happened but I got tired of working on it and shut it down completely. A few minutes ago, I hit the start button and walked away. Came back to see EndeavourOS had booted in.

The only thing I had done since I last posted was to reinstall the OS. It still gave me that error on restart but apparently the installation took on a cold reboot?

and if you at systemsplash screen and ctrl-l search for boot menu, try from there select endeavouros ? the 0006 is standard but try from there ?