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Re: [opensuse-factory] 4.9+ kernel failure on toshiba satellite
20.01.2017 23:51, Patrick Shanahan пишет:
* emanuel <emanuel.castelo@xxxxxxxxx> [01-20-17 08:46]:
On Thursday, January 19, 2017 2:01:35 PM PST Patrick Shanahan wrote:
I have a dual boot toshiba laptop which will not run > 4.8 kernels. It
began life as win 8 upgraded to 10 and shrunk to minimum. Then openSUSE
Tumbleweed. System is uefi and boots correctly (afaics) with 4.8 kernels
but all 4.9+ kernels immediately reboot after displaying "loading initial

Adding "nomodeset" on boot line does not help. Nor does "dis_ucode_ldr".


see here for fix,

tks, but bad news. Install failed for me, boot msg (from memory):
Loading initial ramdisk ...
error: you need to load the kernel first.

and from lack of attention and old force of habit, I installed the 4.9.2
kernel with rpm -Uvh and it removed my other kernels.

I have no idea about the error "you need to load the kernel first". I

This means grub attempted to load kernel but it failed for some reasons.
Then next command tries to load initrd and it fails with this error
message because it expects kernel to be loaded first.

So you need to look at error of previous command.

thought zypper/rpm handled all of that.

luckily, one of my btrfs snapshots recovered my system to 4.8.14, albeit
several packages to upgrade.


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