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Install complete but fail to boot after reboot

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Post by hieu29791 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:21 pm

Hi,
I downloaded MX 18 official 64 bit, then install, no problem here, and MX ask I reboot to complete install. Then it stuck/freeze at the logo screen, I can't do anything. This is first time I install MX Linux, so I don't know so much. Could anybody help me, thanks so much!

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Re: Install complete but fail to boot after reboot

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Post by dolphin_oracle » Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:37 pm

hieu29791 wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:21 pm
Hi,
I downloaded MX 18 official 64 bit, then install, no problem here, and MX ask I reboot to complete install. Then it stuck/freeze at the logo screen, I can't do anything. This is first time I install MX Linux, so I don't know so much. Could anybody help me, thanks so much!
do you mean from the initial boot menu? or the login screen where you put your username and password?

can you give us some details about your PC? you can run our "Quick System Info" from our menu on the live USB and paste the output into a forum reply.
http://www.youtube.com/runwiththedolphin
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FYI: mx "test" repo is not the same thing as debian testing repo.

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Re: Install complete but fail to boot after reboot

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Post by hieu29791 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:55 pm

dolphin_oracle wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:37 pm
hieu29791 wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:21 pm
Hi,
I downloaded MX 18 official 64 bit, then install, no problem here, and MX ask I reboot to complete install. Then it stuck/freeze at the logo screen, I can't do anything. This is first time I install MX Linux, so I don't know so much. Could anybody help me, thanks so much!
do you mean from the initial boot menu? or the login screen where you put your username and password?

can you give us some details about your PC? you can run our "Quick System Info" from our menu on the live USB and paste the output into a forum reply.
Logo screen I mean Lenovo ThinkPad logo. I install MX Linux on Think Pad Yoga 2018, so I think my PC not a problem. Install process is fine but have problem when reboot to complete install.

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Re: Install complete but fail to boot after reboot

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Post by dolphin_oracle » Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:01 pm

make sure secure boot is off.

BTW, my wife's Yoga can boot the live USB fine but I've never got an installed system to boot on it. Her Yoga will apparently only boot "Linpus Lite", according to the error messages I get.
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Re: Install complete but fail to boot after reboot

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Post by fehlix » Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:56 pm

hieu29791 wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:21 pm
I downloaded MX 18 official 64 bit, then install, no problem here, and MX ask I reboot to complete install. Then it stuck/freeze at the logo screen ...
If I understand your post correctly, you could boot from the liveMedia
and everything works fine? And you could also install MX Linux without any issue.
But you could not login to the system or you even do now have any menu option
to select to boot in MX Linux? Is this correct?

Would you mind to provide some information about your system in the form of running some commands?
This might help a bit to understand the problematic situation which are known for Yoga's.
First reboot with the MX Live media.
When you see the MX-Linux Boot Menu (that's the menu of the GRUB bootloader) please do this:
Press the key of the letter "C" on the keyboard to get into a GRUB-shell prompt:
(Please note within GRUB shell we do have the US-keyboard layout)
Now enter those 2 commands (and do press ENTER after each command),

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echo $grub_cpu

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echo $grub_platform
Do write down the output of those commands, and post here later, within the output of some more command below.

Now proceed as follows.
Press ESC-key (1 x time), you'll be back in the GRUB-menu.
Now select a boot menu entry to boot the live system.
After you see the MX desktop, open the Terminal-Window,
e.g Press either F4, or right-click on the desktop -> Open Terminal

Let's have a look now onto the partition layout, do run those command

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sudo lsblk -f
and

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sudo fdisk -l
You might need to enter the user demo's password (which is "demo", like the username.)
And finally to run the full inxi system info (also available within the menu as “Quick System Info”) by issuing this command

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inxi -Fxz
Let's see whether we can find the boot-show stopper.
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Re: Install complete but fail to boot after reboot

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Post by hieu29791 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:11 pm

fehlix wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:56 pm
hieu29791 wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:21 pm
I downloaded MX 18 official 64 bit, then install, no problem here, and MX ask I reboot to complete install. Then it stuck/freeze at the logo screen ...
If I understand your post correctly, you could boot from the liveMedia
and everything works fine? And you could also install MX Linux without any issue.
But you could not login to the system or you even do now have any menu option
to select to boot in MX Linux? Is this correct?

Would you mind to provide some information about your system in the form of running some commands?
This might help a bit to understand the problematic situation which are known for Yoga's.
First reboot with the MX Live media.
When you see the MX-Linux Boot Menu (that's the menu of the GRUB bootloader) please do this:
Press the key of the letter "C" on the keyboard to get into a GRUB-shell prompt:
(Please note within GRUB shell we do have the US-keyboard layout)
Now enter those 2 commands (and do press ENTER after each command),

Code: Select all

echo $grub_cpu

Code: Select all

echo $grub_platform
Do write down the output of those commands, and post here later, within the output of some more command below.

Now proceed as follows.
Press ESC-key (1 x time), you'll be back in the GRUB-menu.
Now select a boot menu entry to boot the live system.
After you see the MX desktop, open the Terminal-Window,
e.g Press either F4, or right-click on the desktop -> Open Terminal

Let's have a look now onto the partition layout, do run those command

Code: Select all

sudo lsblk -f
and

Code: Select all

sudo fdisk -l
You might need to enter the user demo's password (which is "demo", like the username.)
And finally to run the full inxi system info (also available within the menu as “Quick System Info”) by issuing this command

Code: Select all

inxi -Fxz
Let's see whether we can find the boot-show stopper.
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Thank you for your support. Sorry if I don't describe enough information. Here is my step to install MX Linux, I'm new for Linux installer so I don't know what exactly I need to configure BIOS setting. Here is my step to install:
1. Download MX-18 64 bit ISO file.
2. Use Rufus to install MX Linux from ISO file, format disk with FAT32 type.
3. Go to BIOS setting, and disable Secure Boot and don't change anything.
4. Installation UI show, choose first option: MX-18 (20 Dec), I don't remember exactly text.
5. Choose Installer, and try both Auto install using entire disk or Run partition tool(like this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G-AQK_uIC4), then install Grub on MBR, then leave all step behind default, finish install, then Restart to complete install. Everything is ok, no error.
6. After choosing reboot, if I kept USB on Laptop, it auto boot to MX install again. And if I unplug USB, my laptop can't boot, stuck with Lenovo logo, if I use ctr + alt + del, it restart laptop again or do something I don't clearly know, show choose which Disk to boot, I choose my only SSD which that I install MX before, and nothing to work, keep refesh option and show which Disk to boot again.
7. I read Installation Guide at: https://mxlinux.org/user_manual_mx16/mx ... ection-2.6, plug USB again, choose MX Tools > Boot Repair -> Reinstall GRUB Bootloader, but error message show: "could not setup chroot environment" so I can't Reinstall GRUB. And I notice If you can boot into at least one partition, open there a root terminal and run this command: update-grub, but when I unplug USB, stuck on Lenovo screen or choose disk to boot screen, I can't do anything.
Ps: I used X1 Yoga 2018, and I don't think laptop is problem.

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Re: Install complete but fail to boot after reboot

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Post by dolphin_oracle » Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:25 pm

If yoour pc runs uefi at boot, then you need to install grub to esp instead of mbr
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Re: Install complete but fail to boot after reboot

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Post by hieu29791 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:07 pm

dolphin_oracle wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:25 pm
If yoour pc runs uefi at boot, then you need to install grub to esp instead of mbr
Thanks, how can I check my laptop run on which mode at boot. And how I know which mode grub pair with (Ex: ESP pair with UEFI, MBR pair with what). Sorry for my bad English

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Re: Install complete but fail to boot after reboot

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Post by j2mcgreg » Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:06 pm

It works this way : if your set up utility is UEFI based, then Grub must be installed into ESP, however, if your laptop has a legacy bios then Grub should be installed into the MBR.

In terms of your overall problem, Lenovo issued a bios update for the Yoga in Nov 2018. Here's the "Read Me" that accompanies it:
Software name BIOS Update Utility

Support models ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Machine types: 20LD, 20LE, 20LF, 20LG)

Operating Systems Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit

Refer to marketing materials to find out what computer models
support which Operating Systems.

Version 1.27


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WHAT THIS PACKAGE DOES

This package updates the UEFI BIOS (including system program and Embedded
Controller program) stored in the ThinkPad computer to fix problems, add new
functions, or expand functions as noted below.

This package also contains the tool to create a bootable BIOS Flash USB memory key.
Please refer to "Instruction US - BIOS flash USB memory key.txt" in the installation
folder for detail instruction.

This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
CHANGES IN THIS RELEASE
Version 1.27

[Important updates]
Nothing.

[New functions or enhancements]
- Updated the CPU microcode.
- Updated the Diagnostics module to version 04.04.001.
- BootOrderLock was shown as Enable in WMI command if Device Guard was enabled.

[Problem fixes]
- Fixed an issue where the system might hang up when Thunderbolt BIOS Assist Mode
was changed on Diagnostics Boot Mode.


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DETERMINING WHICH VERSION IS INSTALLED

There are two ways to check the UEFI BIOS version and BIOS ID.


[Checking on Windows]

1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left
area of the screen.

2. Select Control Panel from the menu.
3. Make sure "View by Category" is selected, and select System and Security,
select Administrative Tools, and then select System Information.
- or -
2. Select Run from the menu.
3. Type msinfo32, and press Enter.

4. On the System Information window, make sure System Summary is selected in
the left side of the window.
5. Locate the BIOS version/date line in the right side of the window.
"LENOVO BIOS ID (BIOS version), date" will be shown.

If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your
password, or click Continue.


[Checking on ThinkPad Setup]

1. Turn on the computer to start Windows.
2. Hold down the Windows logo key.
3. Select Power from the menu.
4. Select Reboot to restart the computer.
5. While the "To interrupt normal startup, press Enter" message is displayed
at the lower-left area or lower-center of the screen, press the F1 key.
The ThinkPad Setup menu will be displayed. If a password prompt appears,
type the correct password.
6. Locate the UEFI BIOS Version line and Embedded Controller Version line.
"UEFI BIOS version (BIOS ID)" will be shown on the UEFI BIOS Version line.
7. Turn off the computer.


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NOTES

- Be aware that the OS Optimized Defaults option in the Restart menu of ThinkPad
Setup should not be normally changed. Lenovo recommends to use the factory
default setting for it, as follows.

- OS Optimized Defaults [Enabled]

If the OS Optimized Defaults setting is changed, Setup Default by the F9 key
will not load the same default configuration, as follows. Furthermore, by the
condition of Operating System installation, the computer may not be booted due
to the setting change.

If your computer runs satisfactorily now, you have no need to change the OS
Optimized Defaults option. If you need to change the setting, consider well
the effect of the setting change.

Affected Setup menu items :
"OS Optimized Defaults" setting [Disabled] case [Enabled] case
- Security
- UEFI BIOS Update Option
- Secure RollBack Prevention [Disabled] [Enabled]
- Secure Boot
- Secure Boot [Disabled] [Enabled]
- Startup
- UEFI/Legacy Boot [Both] [UEFI Only]
- UEFI/Legacy Boot Priority [UEFI First] (Not shown)
- CSM Support [Yes] [No]

(Caution)
If both the Secure Boot option is Enabled and UEFI Secure Boot in the Main
menu of ThinkPad Setup is shown as Off, restoring Factory Keys is needed. Do
the following to restore Factory Keys.

1. Enter the ThinkPad Setup menu by following steps in [Checking On ThinkPad
Setup] in the DETERMINING WHICH VERSION IS INSTALLED section.
2. Select Security, then select Secure Boot.
3. Select Restore Factory Keys, and press Enter.
4. Select Yes to restore Factory keys.
5. Press the F10 key to save configuration and exit.
6. Select Yes.
The computer will be restarted automatically.


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UPDATING THE UEFI BIOS

Notes:
- If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update
the UEFI BIOS. To determine if you should update the UEFI BIOS, refer to the
Version Information section.
- You need an AC adapter and a charged battery pack.
- Remove the Power-on password prior to updating the UEFI BIOS in the remote
deployment environments.


Attention:
Do not turn off or suspend the computer until the update has been completed.
IF YOU DO THAT WHILE THE UPDATE IS STILL IN PROGRESS, THE SYSTEM BOARD MAY
HAVE TO BE REPLACED.

Does it look like this might solve your booting problem?
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Re: Install complete but fail to boot after reboot

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Post by fehlix » Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:25 pm

hieu29791 wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:11 pm
Sorry if I don't describe enough information. Here is my step to install MX Linux, I'm new for Linux installer so I don't know what exactly I need to configure BIOS setting. Here is my step to install:
Ps: I used X1 Yoga 2018, and I don't think laptop is problem.
Thanks, for that information, at least it becomes a bit clearer now.
Nevertheless, would you mind to also send me the other information I asked in my post above.
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GeForce GTX 770, Samsung SSD 850 EVO 500GB, Seagate Barracuda 4TB

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