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.
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
Notice: I have never tested this procedure with Tumbleweed, and it is
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.
Multiple problems, apparently. I took the computer apart and reset the
CMOS a couple
of times. One of the problems was that I seem to have picked a bad
option to reset
the DVD boot procedure, and it blew up on me. By some stroke of luck, I
thing to boot back into Suse, where I am now. It seemed that some
of things kept the cpu from outputting video on the HDMI port that was
the monitor. I went round and round before figuring this out, and
an "old fashioned" multi-pin video cable between the computer and the
got video back, and then by some stroke of luck, I got into the cmos
and told it to boot OpenSUSE TW from the ssd, and it did. The cmos setup
ASRock mobo is video, not like the old system we're all used to, and it
is a bit
confusing. (Was trying to get the machine to boot from a DVD and I blew
If you should have one of these boards, F10 will save your desired
setting. Not obvious.
(Altho, I think F10 worked on the old system, too, now that I think of it.)
Now, I'm wondering whether the attempted zypper dup caused the system to
or if it was just a perversion, or what.