Mailinglist Archive: opensuse-factory (914 mails)

< Previous Next >
Re: [opensuse-factory] Tumbleweed fails to load after GRUB
  • From: Robby Engelmann <robby.engelmann@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:08:42 +0200
  • Message-id: <3854045.30mbpUJdEV@linux-fbv9>
That sounds like the bug I have since months: Press Ctlr+Alt+F7 to switch to
the correct virtual terminal to get the password prompt.

Perhaps you may want to leave a comment there.



On Freitag, 23. Juni 2017 10:58:10 CEST Michael Aquilina wrote:
I have tried this several times from a fresh install (Tumbleweed ISO)
and after upgrading from Leap. In both cases, I have an encrypted LVM
volume that contains system-root, system-home and swap.

The machine boots correctly to GRUB but gets stuck at what seems to be
plymouth (I think? - it's the loader showing the Tumbleweed
background). Usually at this stage I would get a prompt for my
password to decrypt the drive but that simply never shows up. I
noticed that for a split second I get the error message
"sed_opal:OPAL: Error on step function 0 with error 16386: Unknown

If I wait long enough I get put into a prompt starting with `dracut/`
which seems to be some form of shell.

If I install from with a non-encrypted setup, Tumbleweed installs and
loads up correctly. Also, installing Leap (with and without an
encrypted setup) works fine so it seems to be a Tumbleweed issue with
an ecrypted setup.

My laptop is a Dell XPS 13 (2016).

Any help or pointers for how I can debug the issue would be greatly


< Previous Next >
Follow Ups