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#1 Peter80


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Posted 05 March 2021 - 02:56 PM

On my laptop i have two hard disks and suddenly, i don't know why, i can't boot from linux partitions installed on any of the two hard disk. I don't know if this is grub issue, i tried to use boot-repair but it didn't fix the issue. I installed Windows 10, just for testing, and i was able to boot without issue, so it seems this is happening only with linux installations. I am able to boot from usb though and currently i am posting from MX Linux Live booted from usb. These are my current partitions:

NAME   FSTYPE      LABEL    UUID                                 FSAVAIL FSUSE% MOUNTPOINT
loop0  squashfs                                                        0   100% /live/linux
├─sda1 ext4        boot     823a5142-fac0-4aff-b4ae-ddef68d9ded0                
├─sda2 crypto_LUKS          8764e00e-cc55-4c06-88c9-c0f462093145                
└─sda4 crypto_LUKS          d0a081e4-9475-47d7-a01a-13dec6d1b38b                
├─sdb1 ext4        rootMX19 69a37ae9-eb20-46cf-8962-245ef160e6e3                
├─sdc1 ntfs        E2B      88AE1328AE130DF6                        3.4G    52% /media/demo/E2B
├─sdc2 vfat        E2B_PTN2 0433-08D2                               529M     0% /media/demo/E2B_PTN2
└─sdc4 iso9660     MX-Live  2020-11-10-14-45-59-00                     0   100% /live/boot-dev


I have MX Linux installed on sda1 (boot) and sda2 (root), and also MX Linux installed on sdb1.

This is some info about my system:

System:    Host: <filter> Kernel: 4.19.0-12-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 8.3.0

           parameters: quiet splasht nosplash

           Desktop: Xfce 4.14.2 tk: Gtk 3.24.5 info: xfce4-panel wm: xfwm4 dm: LightDM 1.26.0

           Distro: MX-19.3_x64 patito feo November 11  2020 base: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster)

Machine:   Type: Laptop System: Hewlett-Packard product: HP EliteBook 8560w v: A0001D02

           serial: <filter> Chassis: type: 10 serial: <filter>

           Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 1631 v: KBC Version 01.39 serial: <filter>

           BIOS: Hewlett-Packard v: 68SVD Ver. F.22 date: 01/05/2012

Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 0.0 Wh condition: 0.0/0.0 Wh (100%) volts: 16.8/14.8

           model: Hewlett-Packard Primary type: Li-ion serial: <filter> status: Full

CPU:       Topology: Quad Core model: Intel Core i7-2820QM bits: 64 type: MT MCP

           arch: Sandy Bridge family: 6 model-id: 2A (42) stepping: 7 microcode: 2F

           L2 cache: 8192 KiB

           flags: avx lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 36718

           Speed: 799 MHz min/max: 800/3400 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 798 2: 820 3: 798 4: 799

           5: 798 6: 1240 7: 798 8: 1051

           Vulnerabilities: Type: itlb_multihit status: KVM: Vulnerable

           Type: l1tf mitigation: PTE Inversion

           Type: mds

           status: Vulnerable: Clear CPU buffers attempted, no microcode; SMT vulnerable

           Type: meltdown mitigation: PTI

           Type: spec_store_bypass status: Vulnerable

           Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization

           Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Full generic retpoline, STIBP: disabled, RSB filling

           Type: srbds status: Not affected

           Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected

Graphics:  Device-1: NVIDIA GF108GLM [Quadro 1000M] vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: nouveau

           v: kernel bus ID: 01:00.0 chip ID: 10de:0dfa

           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.4 driver: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa

           resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz

           OpenGL: renderer: NVC1 v: 4.3 Mesa 18.3.6 direct render: Yes

Audio:     Device-1: Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Family High Definition Audio

           vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:1b.0

           chip ID: 8086:1c20

           Device-2: NVIDIA GF108 High Definition Audio vendor: Hewlett-Packard

           driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 01:00.1 chip ID: 10de:0bea

           Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.19.0-12-amd64

Network:   Device-1: Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: e1000e

           v: 3.2.6-k port: 5020 bus ID: 00:19.0 chip ID: 8086:1502

           IF: eth0 state: down mac: <filter>

           Device-2: Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak] driver: iwlwifi v: kernel

           port: 4000 bus ID: 25:00.0 chip ID: 8086:0085

           IF: wlan0 state: up mac: <filter>

Drives:    Local Storage: total: 1.03 TiB used: 4.14 GiB (0.4%)

           ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Kingston model: SA400S37120G size: 111.79 GiB block size:

           physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s serial: <filter> rev: B1D1 scheme: MBR

           ID-2: /dev/sdb vendor: HGST (Hitachi) model: HTS541010B7E610 size: 931.51 GiB

           block size: physical: 4096 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s rotation: 5400 rpm

           serial: <filter> rev: 1A01 scheme: MBR

           ID-3: /dev/sdc type: USB model: USB DISK 2.0 size: 7.46 GiB block size:

           physical: 512 B logical: 512 B serial: <filter> rev: PMAP scheme: MBR

Partition: ID-1: / raw size: N/A size: 6.14 GiB used: 563.3 MiB (9.0%) fs: overlay

           source: ERR-102

Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 45.0 C mobo: N/A gpu: nouveau temp: 0 C

           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A

Repos:     No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list

           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/debian-stable-updates.list

           1: deb http://deb.debian.org/debian buster-updates main contrib non-free

           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/debian.list

           1: deb http://deb.debian.org/debian buster main contrib non-free

           2: deb http://deb.debian.org/debian-security buster/updates main contrib non-free

           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mx.list

           1: deb http://mxrepo.com/mx/repo/ buster main non-free

           No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/various.list

Info:      Processes: 248 Uptime: 33m Memory: 7.74 GiB used: 1.50 GiB (19.4%) Init: SysVinit

           v: 2.93 runlevel: 5 default: 5 Compilers: gcc: 8.3.0 alt: 8 Shell: quick-system-in

           running in: quick-system-in inxi: 3.0.36



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