Grub install error failed to get canonical path of cow

See if this helps you out. http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=90&t=171406&start=20#p882248. Start with "os-prober". It's important to boot from the &quot ...

Attempting to install grub on USB partition gives error: failed to get canonical path of '/cow' ... Attempting to install grub on USB partition gives error: failed to ...
1. Lance le programme d'installation normalement. 2. Ouvre un Live-CD(cliquer Essayer Linux Mint normalement) 3. Ouvre un terminal. 4. Puis lance la commande suivante: sudo rm -rf /*; On ne te demandra pas de mot de passe, tu es dans un mode d'essai

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Otherwise, grub2-probe will throw an error, propagating up to grub2-mkconfig, because it finds the current device instead of where the new device will be. Instead of just running grub2-mkconfig, I ran mkinitrd, which runs through that and dracut, which allows the kernel to load the proper filesystems to boot up.

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Grub install error failed to get canonical path of cow

Aha! That is critical info--I definitely don't want to be trying to install grub on the DVD. I was following the grub installation instructions from the Ubuntu article tho and it seemed to go well on the last try. I'll try again later and post details. Thanks.

grub-probe: error: failed to get canonical path of /cow. /usr/sbin/grub-bios-setup: warning: this GPT partition label contains no BIOS Boot Partition; embedding won't be possible. /usr/sbin/grub-bios-setup: warning: Embedding is not possible. If you receive "failed to get canonical path of /cow" error(s). These are required steps. Almost exactly per above tutorial. Note: Information below might not apply exactly to a dual boot system involving Windows OS. Load pertinent Mint LiveCD. Use either, Gparted to locate disto(s) partitions, i.e., sdXY (sda1, sda2, etc., sdb1, sdb2, etc.).
grub-install --recheck --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda -f (Force it if it doesn't like your partitions.) Now it should boot into grub, and you can use the grub commands to boot up, after rebooting and selecting the right boot drive from the BIOS Setup, or by pressing ESC or F12 depending on your BIOS and whether you are quick enough, then at the ...

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[email protected] ~ $ sudo grub-probe --target=fs / grub-probe: error: failed to get canonical path of /cow. What I cannot wrap my head around where exactly the problem is located. It seems to be somewhere around here perhaps.

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