Manjaro does not boot after installation

I install manjaro 18.0.4 mate or xfce, as usual with live cd. Follow the installer steps. I tried to install partitioning manually (I made partitions: boot, /, home), and choosing "erase all".
All done without errors in all cases, asks to reboot.
And after rebooting the system does not boot from hdd. Just a window appears with the choice of the source of the boot (cd-rom, hdd, net).
There are no other operating systems on the hdd.
I tried to install mint, windows7, ubuntu - everything is installed and works.
It seems like I have a computer without uefi, only bios. This information said the installer. Although for some reason in the BIOS settings there is a "UEFI / Legacy Boot" item with the "Both" value. I changed to "Legacy Only" - nothing has changed.
I know that grub exists, but I do not know how to start it. With other operating systems, it himself started.

can you launch USB install manjaro
open a terminal and returns

fdisk -l
inxi -Fxxxz

to see Grub , pres Esc on start

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Maybe solved by

Sorry, but where i need to write this commands?
I start livecd again, open terminal and write it there.
Screens what happen are attached.

and second

sudo pacman -S pastebinit
inxi -Fxxxz | pastebinit
sudo fdisk -l  | pastebinit

its missing flag on sda ( flag boot or bios legacy )
open gparted and add missing flag for boot


with the livecd you can launch firefox an go to your topic ( also need login/password for that ),

i dont see your manual partitions ?!

ok, thx, i am trying it right now

i trying add flags when partitioning manually. I added "boot" and "grub-bios" flags

I trying manual and auto partitions. The last was auto.

Why is /dev/sda2 a Linux swap / Solaris partition? and for the love of god clean your damn screen if you want to post pics :rofl:


Thanks for the afternoon chuckle. :smiley: :smiley: :smiley:


i put this commands (only sudo pacman -S pastebinit incorrent, i put sudo pacman -Sy pastebinit) and attach creenshot what happen

Disk /dev/loop0: 75.7 MiB, 79384576 bytes, 155048 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk /dev/loop1: 320.2 MiB, 335708160 bytes, 655680 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk /dev/loop2: 1 GiB, 1099018240 bytes, 2146520 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk /dev/loop3: 476.6 MiB, 499695616 bytes, 975968 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk /dev/sda: 465.8 GiB, 500107862016 bytes, 976773168 sectors
Disk model: WDC WD5000BPKT-2
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 4096 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 4096 bytes / 4096 bytes
Disklabel type: dos
Disk identifier: 0xdec96163
Device     Boot     Start       End   Sectors   Size Id Type
/dev/sda1            2048 961648396 961646349 458.6G 83 Linux
/dev/sda2       961648397 976768064  15119668   7.2G 82 Linux swap / Solaris
System:    Host: manjaro-mate Kernel: 4.19.32-1-MANJARO x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 8.2.1 Desktop: MATE 1.22.0
           info: mate-panel wm: marco 1.22.0 dm: LightDM 1.28.0 Distro: Manjaro Linux
Machine:   Type: Laptop System: LENOVO product: 20189 v: Lenovo B575e serial: <filter> Chassis: type: 10 serial: <filter>
           Mobo: LENOVO model: 20189 serial: <filter> UEFI [Legacy]: LENOVO v: HPET18WW(1.03) date: 05/29/2012
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 38.3 Wh condition: 38.7/46.4 Wh (83%) volts: 12.1/11.1 model: SMP L09M6Y02 type: Li-ion
           serial: <filter> status: Unknown
CPU:       Topology: Dual Core model: AMD E-300 APU with Radeon HD Graphics bits: 64 type: MCP arch: Bobcat L2 cache: 512 KiB
           flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4a ssse3 svm bogomips: 5192
           Speed: 780 MHz min/max: 780/1300 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 779 2: 780
Graphics:  Device-1: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Wrestler [Radeon HD 6310] vendor: Lenovo driver: radeon v: kernel
           bus ID: 00:01.0 chip ID: 1002:9802
           Display: x11 server: 1.20.4 driver: radeon FAILED: ati unloaded: modesetting alternate: fbdev,vesa
           compositor: marco v: 1.22.0 resolution: <xdpyinfo missing>
           OpenGL: renderer: AMD PALM (DRM 2.50.0 / 4.19.32-1-MANJARO LLVM 8.0.0) v: 3.3 Mesa 19.0.1 compat-v: 3.1
           direct render: Yes
Audio:     Device-1: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Wrestler HDMI Audio vendor: Lenovo driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel
           bus ID: 00:01.1 chip ID: 1002:1314
           Device-2: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia vendor: Lenovo driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:14.2
           chip ID: 1022:780d
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.19.32-1-MANJARO
Network:   Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet vendor: Lenovo driver: r8169 v: kernel port: 1000
           bus ID: 01:00.0 chip ID: 10ec:8168
           IF: enp1s0 state: down mac: <filter>
           Device-2: Broadcom and subsidiaries BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter driver: bcma-pci-bridge v: N/A
           port: 1000 bus ID: 02:00.0 chip ID: 14e4:4727
           IF-ID-1: wlp2s0b1 state: up mac: <filter>
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 465.76 GiB used: 66.5 MiB (0.0%)
           ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Western Digital model: WD5000BPKT-22PK4T0 size: 465.76 GiB speed: 3.0 Gb/s
           rotation: 7200 rpm serial: <filter> rev: 1A01 scheme: MBR
Partition: ID-1: / size: 2.46 GiB used: 66.5 MiB (2.6%) fs: overlay source: ERR-102
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 51.5 C mobo: N/A gpu: radeon temp: 51 C
           Fan Speeds (RPM): cpu: 0
Info:      Processes: 153 Uptime: 11h 19m Memory: 3.28 GiB used: 773.2 MiB (23.0%) Init: systemd v: 241 Compilers: gcc: N/A
           Shell: bash v: 5.0.2 running in: mate-terminal inxi: 3.0.32
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Tried this?

All right, i tried again. I Installed manjaro with erase disk.

New system didn't start again. I launched livecd and open gparted
There are really no boot flag. So I add boot flag and restart pc. And you know what? The system is started! From hdd! I can't believe. Thanks, stephane, you solved my problem. And thank you all for trying to help.
ps: Above, I said that I had tried added boot flags, but i create boot partition, and add boot flag to it, not root. Then I add root partition without boot flag, and swap partition.
pss: It seems to me that there is some problem in the installer. I manualy created the partitions root and home, added a boot flag to root, and again the system did not start. So again I boot from livecd, open gparted and add boot flag to root partition. Because it was not there, although I put it during installation. Not cool, instalation wizard, not cool.

With the switch to kpmcore 4.0 it might have a regression now.

Are those issued affecting MSDOS/MBR installations as well?
OT issue is with MBR/BIOS Legacy installation.

Notice OP erased disk, has only one partition and in msdos/bios-legacy?
Wonder if he had used gparted and set up partition table (to msdos) before installing whether the lack of boot flag can affect his boot. What do you think?

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