Grub error: reboot and select proper media

Daryl F wyatt at
Fri Feb 24 01:58:09 UTC 2017

On Thu, 23 Feb 2017, Freddie Bubble wrote:

> Hi, I am trying to install Cruz on my uefi  comp, I install grub 2 and am told:
> Warning: cannot open directory 'usr/share/locale' no such file or directory exists
> Could not prepare boot variable:no such file or directory
> Installation finished. No error reported
> Even though it says no error reported when I try to bop up I am greeted with the message :reboot and select proper boot device
> Or insert boo media in selected boot device and press a key to continue
> Anyone got any ideas what I am doing g wrong?
> Sent from my iPhone

I don't know about uefi but I got that message when I tried to 
grub-install /dev/sda1 instead of /dev/sda. It needed the device itself, 
not a partition, to put the boot sector on.


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