GRUB Bootloader Failed

after update manjaro i restart the system then i found this problem

Loading Linux 4.14.29-1-MANJARO X64 …
error: file ‘/vmlinuz-4.4.0-59-generic’ not found
Loading initial readisk …
error: you need to load the kernel first

Press any key to continue …_

and stuck here …what to do…??
how to fix the problem ? please help !

Try this.

actually i am beginner so i dont understand how to do please explain step by step…
i am using dual boot system windows 10 and manjaro-linux-gnome with BIOS legacy mode

Okay. It is not a bootloader issue but something went wrong during an update.

Loading Linux 4.14.29-1-MANJARO X64 …
error: file ‘/vmlinuz-4.4.0-59-generic’ not found

unless you copied wrongly (very possible), there’s something wrong in your kernel.
Do you have an older kernel that you can boot into?
Try that first and if you can, do an update again at that old kernel.
sudo pacman-mirrors -f 5 && sudo pacman -Syyu

Second, try to boot into prompt and see if that boots up.
at grub menu, press ‘e’
arrow down to linux line, arrow right past ‘quiet’ and ‘splash’
backspace to remove ‘quiet’ and ‘splash’
add ‘3’ (without appostrophes) to that linux line
F10 or ‘ctl’ +‘x’ to boot
Login with password in prompt
Do update again
sudo pacman-mirrors -f 5 && sudo pacman -Syyu

i am not able to solve this problem and unable to boot with linux manjaro

Loading Linux 4.14.29-1-MANJARO X64 …
error: file ‘/vmlinuz-4.4.0-59-generic’ not found
Loading initial readisk …
error: you need to load the kernel first

Press any key to continue …_

i run command after pressing the ‘c’ key
grub> search.file /etc/manjaro-release root
grub> configfile /boot/grub/grub.cfg

afterhit enter again asks
grub>
on next
and i am again not able to boot with manjaro linux

let me explain how i am install manjaroLinux- gnome
first i create

/root partition ext4-40gb
/swap - 5gb
/boot - 512mb - FAT32
/home -75gb

after update i am install postgresql then yesterday all good
today when i attempt to login manjaro i am facing this problem .

help please

This kernel sounds like an ubuntu kernel. They usually tag them with -generic.

Have you ever had an Ubuntu install on this machine?

yes previously i was install

actually i want to install postgresql on my pc
so i install manjaro kde after install i want to install pgsql but i won’t able to properly install on manjaro kde then i install ubuntu but interface was so ugly and not support my sony hardware driver. then i install manjaro gnome -its a really great linux distribution.
then today i face these problem

Yes, as Strit concurs, there’s something very wrong with your kernels. You probably (not sure) did not format that partition when you installed Manjaro. and you still have Ubuntu remnants in your Manjaro partition and that is messing it all up.

You can try this.

  1. When grub menu appears, go to grub prompt (grub>) by pressing ‘c’ at the grub menu
  2. grub> search.file /etc/manjaro-release root
  3. Confirm your kernels there
    grub> ls ($root)/boot/
    It should show (among other things) {and tell us (later) if there is any Ubuntu kernels}
    vmlinuz-4.14-x86_64
    initramfs-4.14-x86_64.img
  4. If these are there, continue as follows
    grub> probe -u $root --set=abc
    grub> linux /boot/vmlinuz-4.14-x86_64 root=UUID=$abc rw
    grub> initrd /boot/initramfs-4.14-x86_64.img
    grub> boot

When/If booted to Manjaro, at terminal

sudo pacman-mirrors -f 5
sudo pacman -Syyu
sudo pacman -S grub
sudo grub-install /dev/sda
sudo update-grub

Good luck.

ps: clean up your Ubuntu stuff later on.

I typed after pressing c

  1. Search.file /etc/manjaro-release root
  2. ls ($root) /root/
    Another massage shows

Yes, that is correct.
I wanted
grub> ls ($root)/boot/

not ($root)/root

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Only …readme

What command I type please say

/boot/ /boot /boot

not /root not /root not /root

grub> ls ($root)/boot/
grub> ls ($root)/boot/
grub> ls ($root)/boot/

Ok after this
Error: can’t find command 'ls(hd0,msdos5)

Sir please assure me after all these command or during solve this problem my another boot windows will be safe or any problem

Okay. Do you have a separate boot partition?

If unsure can you try at grub prompt, please provide output of the following.

grub> search.file /boot/vmlinuz-4.14-x86_64
grub> search.file /vmlinuz-4.14-x86_64

grub> search.file /intel-ucode.img
grub> search.file /boot/intel-ucode.img

Yes, ma’am, I assure you your windows will be safe from my manjaro.
But I am sure my manjaro will not be safe from your windows.
Just kidding, don’t worry about it. :grinning:

Yes for
/boot
FAT32 - 512mb

Ah… no.
That’s the problem. finally.

Just to be sure, can you do at grub prompt the above and I’ll repeat with one additional input.
grub> insmod fat
grub> search.file /boot/vmlinuz-4.14-x86_64
grub> search.file /vmlinuz-4.14-x86_64
grub> search.file /intel-ucode.img
grub> search.file /boot/intel-ucode.img

If that partition is say (hd0,msdos1)

please do
grub> ls (hd0,msdos1)

That will make things very clear why you have this problem.

grub> ls (hd0,7)

please.

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