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Re: [opensuse-factory] Snapper: cannot boot from any snapshots
On Saturday, 25 February 2017 08:02:01 GMT nicholas wrote:
On Saturday, 25 February 2017 01:14:22 CET huw wrote:

I am unable to boot from any snapshot. After selecting the option to boot
from a read-only snapshot, and then selecting a snapshot, I see a message
that says something like "if OK, run snapper rollback and reboot" but I
can't do anything from there. Pressing enter refreshes the screen and I
see the same message. I can enter the GRUB menu and such, I just can't
actually boot.

Obviously this is quite alarming as I'd always thought I can rely on Snapper
and is one of the reasons I'm happy to use Tumbleweed. Any suggestions?

Kind regards,

the snapshot boot is confusing. if i remember you select one of the
but the next option is something like "boot opensuse" i.e. no mention of
snapshot anymore. If you keep trying to select the snapshot (which appears
natural choice) you go round in circles. does that mean that after seeing this screen:

...I press escape to return to the original boot menu and just select the
default boot option as if I wasn't using a snapshot? If so, how can I verify,
after booting, that I'm in the snapshot?

Kind regards,

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