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What to do at this screen during boot?

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Re: What to do at this screen during boot?

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Post by chrispop99 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:06 am

kc1di wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:00 am
The problem is he can't get to the desktop so the quick info tool will not be available to him. Though for others it's a great tool.
I was hopeful that his system was bootable from live as the information displayed related to encryption.

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Re: What to do at this screen during boot?

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Post by kc1di » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:14 am

If I read his post correctly he is trying to boot the live session when it locks up. But I may be mistaken, I often am :)
I missed the first post where he said he had and encryption password. So it sounds like you may have and encrypted /home partition or folder. In which case that most likely the problem.

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Re: What to do at this screen during boot?

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Post by fladd » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:39 am

You mean after installing, while still on the live system? The installer asks me to reboot, so I agree to that and it reboots. Then when I boot from disk, it gets stuck for at least 30 min on the screen above. Is it supposed to take longer for the first boot?

The system is a Dell XPS 15 from 2017.

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Re: What to do at this screen during boot?

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Post by fladd » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:45 am

From the live system:

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System:    Host: mx1 Kernel: 4.19.0-1-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 6.3.0 
           Desktop: Xfce 4.12.3 Distro: MX-18_x64 Continuum Dec 20  2018 
           base: Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch) 
Machine:   Type: Laptop System: Dell product: XPS 15 9560 v: N/A serial: <filter> 
           Mobo: Dell model: 05FFDN v: A00 serial: <filter> UEFI: Dell v: 1.12.1 
           date: 10/02/2018 
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 51.8 Wh condition: 83.7/97.0 Wh (86%) model: SMP DELL GPM0365 
           status: Charging 
           Device-1: hidpp_battery_0 model: Logitech M570 charge: 65% status: Discharging 
CPU:       Topology: Quad Core model: Intel Core i7-7700HQ bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Kaby Lake 
           rev: 9 L2 cache: 6144 KiB 
           flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 44928 
           Speed: 799 MHz min/max: 800/3800 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 829 2: 800 3: 822 4: 828 
           5: 824 6: 840 7: 800 8: 827 
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel driver: i915 v: kernel bus ID: 00:02.0 
           Device-2: NVIDIA driver: nouveau v: kernel bus ID: 01:00.0 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.2 driver: modesetting,nouveau unloaded: fbdev,vesa 
           resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz, 1680x1050~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 630 (Kaby Lake GT2) v: 4.5 Mesa 18.2.6 
           direct render: Yes 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:1f.3 
           Device-2: Realtek type: USB driver: snd-usb-audio bus ID: 3-1.5:4 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.19.0-1-amd64 
Network:   Device-1: Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter 
           driver: ath10k_pci v: kernel port: e000 bus ID: 02:00.0 
           IF: wlan0 state: down mac: <filter> 
           Device-2: Atheros type: USB driver: btusb bus ID: 1-4:2 
           Device-3: Realtek type: USB driver: r8152 bus ID: 4-1.2:3 
           IF: eth0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter> 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 505.91 GiB used: 1.34 GiB (0.3%) 
           ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: Toshiba model: KXG50ZNV512G NVMe 512GB size: 476.94 GiB 
           ID-2: /dev/sda type: USB vendor: SanDisk model: Ultra size: 28.97 GiB 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 12.35 GiB used: 22.5 MiB (0.2%) fs: overlay dev: ERR-102 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 47.0 C mobo: 38.0 C gpu: nouveau temp: 511 C 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): cpu: 2514 
Repos:     Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/antix.list 
           1: deb http://la.mxrepo.com/antix/stretch stretch main
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/debian-stable-updates.list 
           1: deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ stretch-updates main contrib non-free
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/debian.list 
           1: deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ stretch main contrib non-free
           2: deb http://security.debian.org/ stretch/updates main contrib non-free
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mx.list 
           1: deb http://mxrepo.com/mx/repo/ stretch main non-free
           No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/various.list 
Info:      Processes: 239 Uptime: 1m Memory: 15.52 GiB used: 612.1 MiB (3.9%) Init: SysVinit 
           runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 6.3.0 Shell: bash v: 4.4.12 inxi: 3.0.25 

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Re: What to do at this screen during boot?

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Post by fladd » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:51 am

It is definitely a problem with the encryption, since installing without encryption works.

So any more advice on what the problem is would be highly appreciated.

Thanks.

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Re: What to do at this screen during boot?

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Post by fladd » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:55 am

So to be more clear (since there has been some confusion):
- I am able to boot from LiveUSB
- I am able to install
- If I enable to encrypt my root and swap drives during the installation process, then I get the error screen during boot from hard disk after entering my (correct) encryption password

Some of the suggestion were not clear to me:
- What to do about the graphic card?
- When to wait to let the encryption process finish? After installing (while still being on LiveUSB)? Or when booting from disk the first time at the point where it hangs? And how long does this process take? I already waited for 30 min there. The encrypted partitions are a 35GB root and 16GB swap.

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Re: What to do at this screen during boot?

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Post by antechdesigns » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:00 am

Can you try adding 'nomodeset' to the grub command line before boot?

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Re: What to do at this screen during boot?

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Post by fladd » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:08 am

With 'nomodeset', the password field (for encryption) has no focus, and what I type is shown (in plain text) at the top left instead.Hitting enter just puts the cursor into the next line.

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Re: What to do at this screen during boot?

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Post by fladd » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:12 am

With 'nomodeset' and no splash, it boots through. But now I have the issue that my second monitor is not detected (which it was while being on LiveUSB). So the question is, what the LiveUSB does different with respect to my graphics card, then the installed system... Any ideas?

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Re: What to do at this screen during boot?

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Post by fladd » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:14 am

I am also curious why this only occurs with encryption...since it does not seem to be related to encryption at all...

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