Questions tagged as ['efibootmgr']

efibootmgr is a userspace application used to modify the Intel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) Boot Manager.
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changing timout in efibootmgr
ca flag

On command-line I issued the command: sudo efibootmgr --timeout 30

This did not work, and the reported error is: "Could not set Timeout: Invalid argument"

I also issued the same command with -t instead of --timeout, but the end result was the same. If you know what I am doing wrong, please help.

Just in case it may be relevant to the question, I am running Ubuntu Mate 20.04 LTS on a brand new desktop  ...

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Multiple boot options in efibootmgr
my flag

I have removed window (built in my pc) and installed ubuntu. So, technically it should have only one boot option which is ubuntu but running efibootmgr it shows three commands. Here is snap
picture of command line of running command efibootmgr

Should i remove the other 2 options.

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Janos avatar
What is RC or BBS in last column of efibootmgr -v?
id flag

xubuntu 20.04 command efibootmgr -v has three columns after the BootOrder: line. The third column has either a boot loader entry or "RC" for CD or USB media. My HP laptop has W10 preinstalled with a recovery partition for W10, and of course I have Linux installed on another partition. The third column starts with "HD(foo)" for the W10 boot or Ubuntu boot, and it starts with "BBS HD(foo)" for the W10  ...