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Re: [opensuse-factory] Strange boot failure
On Sun, Apr 19, 2015 at 7:29 PM, Dimstar / Dominique Leuenberger
<dimstar@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Sun, 2015-04-19 at 18:13 +0200, Richard Weinberger wrote:

Out of the sudden my 13.2 Thinkpad refused to boot.

No getty, no X11, no nothing.
How can this happen?

The kernel did not panic, keyboard worked but systemd refused to
After a hard reset it booted fine again.

I guess you have the 5 min time out and the 'mouting /sysroot' issue.
That measn the btrfs journal got corrupted (Ludwig posted a mail a few
days ago with a warning about this - the fixed kernel should be in the
next snapshot).

The fastest way to recover is to either
- boot an older kernel
- use btrfs-zero-log /dev/sdXN

Hope that helps you to get going again

I'm not using btrfs, it is a ext4.

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