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Here are the figures for several boot loaders from one of my systems: OpenSUSE (GRUB): 3.5 MiB Mint 17.2 (GRUB): 3.4 MiB rEFInd 0.10.0: 1.3 MiB Windows 7: 18 MiB Windows 10: 23 MiB Despite the small size of the space occupied by the OS boot loaders, I recommend keeping an ESP of 550 MiB, for several reasons: OS boot loader needs may change. They may ...
Notice that the instructions and your config differ by a # sign. In many configuration file formats, it indicates a comment line – entirely ignored by the program itself. (You say "shim and mokmanager were already there", that's because the line was provided as an example.) Uncomment it by removing the # sign.
If you want a partition size greater than 2TB, you must use GPT instead of MBR. MBR only supports 2TB partition sizes. If you wanted multiple partitions (less than 2TB each), you should be able to access all of your disk as different partitions. The BIOS only cares about MBR/GPT for boot volumes, in this case your SSD. You can use MBR on the SSD and use the ...
For all currently supported versions of Ubuntu, open the terminal and type: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair sudo boot-repair
Chances are it's not the renaming of the EFI System Partition (ESP) that's the problem. (I note also that its size has changed slightly -- but again, I don't think that's the issue.) Chances are the installation attempt has wiped out a hybrid MBR upon which Windows was reliant for booting. If so, restoring the hybrid MBR should fix the problem. You can do ...
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