[ubuntu-uk] error: invalid arch independent ELF magic
tim.rittman at doctors.org.uk
Mon Oct 17 22:20:47 UTC 2011
Sorry to be a bit slow in replying. I don't have UEFI but on my last two
upgrades have ended up in grub rescue mode. The instructions on the
grub2 page (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2 - section 12
"resinstalling Grub2") were very helpful in reinstalling and
All the best,
On 14/10/11 13:38, Daniel Case wrote:
> I haven't used it myself, but I found a wiki page that might be of some use:
> On 14 October 2011 12:56, James Morrissey<morrissey.james1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am having a problem installing 11.10.
>> Install seems to go fine but when i try and boot i get:
>> error: invalid arch independent ELF magic
>> grub rescue>
>> I think it has to do with this being a thinkpad and having UEFI.
>> Apparently i need to install grub-efi while on the live CD
>> but don't really know what to do.
>> If anyone would help with some handholding i would appreciate it.
>> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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