On 2/23/21 6:12 PM, Carlos E.R. wrote:
On 23/02/2021 22.44, Doug McGarrett wrote:
System crashed during the second part of upgrade, where files were reporting "done." Crash occurred at
966/2162 Installing shim _15 + git47-222222222.2.x86_64
Rebooted to blank (black) screen with message as follows:
GNU GRUB VERSION 2.04 Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completion. Anywhere else TAB lists possible device file completetions. grub _
Is it possible to save this, and if so, how? Have left computer in this condition awaiting answer.
On another computer, download the current Tumbleweed DVD. Put it on a DVD or and USB stick following the instructions at the wiki.
Boot that DVD or USB stick on the failed computer, and choose "upgrade system".
Notice: I have never tested this procedure with Tumbleweed, and it is drastic.
Download a Grub rescue distribution and put in DVD or USB stick following their instructions, and use it to try repair your GRUB.
I can not help with this from here.
While trying to get the machine to boot on a DVD in order to run GParted and
see exactly what and where the partitions are, I accidentally made the machine
completely unbootable altogether. (It does not look for the external DVD drive, altho
the drive does come alive on switch-on. This was my error in trying to set the
bios boot sequence. (Don't buy a machine with an ASRock MOBO!) I hope that
clearing the CMOS with get the machine back to life, at least. That's pain. Tomorrow,
Thanx for the inputs from a couple of you! --doug