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MX-17 won't boot up anymore. [solved]

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Re: MX-17 won't boot up anymore.

#11 Post by Mauser » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:16 am

Adrian wrote:
I can't post system information because it won't boot.
You don't have any flashdrive to boot from and post the info or it doesn't boot from a flashdrive either? You could also tell us what video card you have and what driver you use if you know (like: "I remember I installed Nvidia proprietary driver") it's really not much info to troubleshoot/fix things remotely if you don't give us the basic info.

If you boot from flashdrive you might also be able to examine logs to see what and where goes wrong see what updates you installed lately (in case those caused this issue).
I have no flash drive to boot from. I have Intelgraphics.

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Re: MX-17 won't boot up anymore.

#12 Post by dolphin_oracle » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:18 am

the thread is still open.


the note about the cli-installer is just a note. Can you log in at the cli as root?
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Re: MX-17 won't boot up anymore.

#13 Post by Mauser » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:22 am

dolphin_oracle wrote:the thread is still open.


the note about the cli-installer is just a note. Can you log in at the cli as root?
OK. Thanks. Yes. What do I do next?

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Re: MX-17 won't boot up anymore.

#14 Post by dolphin_oracle » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:29 am

Mauser wrote:
dolphin_oracle wrote:the thread is still open.


the note about the cli-installer is just a note. Can you log in at the cli as root?
OK. Thanks. Yes. What do I do next?
let's check and see if your home folder is still present.

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cat /etc/fstab

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ll /home
(that's 2 lower case L's)

also, in your session prior to whatever happened, had you added any drivers or other software?
http://www.youtube.com/runwiththedolphin
lenovo ThinkPad T530 - MX-17
lenovo s21e & 100s - antiX-17, MX17(live-usb)
FYI: mx "test" repo is not the same thing as debian testing repo.

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Re: MX-17 won't boot up anymore.

#15 Post by Mauser » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:38 am

It's very difficult to reply using this smartphone but I will try my best. cat /etc/Fatah returns information on particains. ok / home returns. -bash: command not found

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Re: MX-17 won't boot up anymore.

#16 Post by Mauser » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:41 am

The only change was early in the morning for swap that was changed from 60 to 10. But it booted fine after that change about a half a dozen times.

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Re: MX-17 won't boot up anymore.

#17 Post by dolphin_oracle » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:46 am

Mauser wrote:It's very difficult to reply using this smartphone but I will try my best. cat /etc/Fatah returns information on particains. ok / home returns. -bash: command not found
screenshots/photos are ok if you can do that.

ok try

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ls -a /home
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lenovo s21e & 100s - antiX-17, MX17(live-usb)
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Re: MX-17 won't boot up anymore.

#18 Post by Mauser » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:46 am

sda1 is missing. sda3 which is an external backup drive and sda2 swap is there.

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Re: MX-17 won't boot up anymore.

#19 Post by dolphin_oracle » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:48 am

Mauser wrote:sda1 is missing. sda3 which is an external backup drive and sda2 swap is there.
ok, unless you have a separate home partition, that should be ok.

is sda3 a usb device? has it always been mounted or is that recent?
http://www.youtube.com/runwiththedolphin
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lenovo s21e & 100s - antiX-17, MX17(live-usb)
FYI: mx "test" repo is not the same thing as debian testing repo.

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Re: MX-17 won't boot up anymore.

#20 Post by Mauser » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:51 am

dolphin_oracle wrote:
Mauser wrote:sda1 is missing. sda3 which is an external backup drive and sda2 swap is there.
ok, unless you have a separate home partition, that should be ok.

is sda3 a usb device? has it always been mounted or is that recent?
OK, cool. :) I has been always mounted since months ago.

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