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Re: Anyone having troubles with GRUB full disk decryption sometimes not
Christopher Lemmer Webber
Re: Anyone having troubles with GRUB full disk decryption sometimes not decrypting?
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 08:21:54 -0400
mu4e 1.0; emacs 26.1
Ludovic Courtès writes:
> Christopher Lemmer Webber <address@hidden> skribis:
>> The problem I have been having though, and it seems to be with increased
>> frequency, is that it frequently seems to freeze before booting.
>> I can type in my passphrase, after about 10 seconds of waiting it will
>> say "Slot 0 unlocked." Usually if things are ok, it goes to the Grub
>> menu screen and then it will boot from there... if I make it past the
>> Grub menu, everything is (mostly) fine.
>> Unfortunately, I have to sometimes try up to 30 times before it will
>> boot, because it either freezes at:
>> - right after "Slot 0 unlocked"
>> - right after the menu selection on the Grub menu is made, before
>> booting into the OS proper.
> Woow. FWIW I’ve never experienced that on my UEFI/x86_64 laptop in the
> last couple of years.
> If you do find out more, I’d be curious to learn what it was!
My suspicion is something hard drive related. (FWIW this isn't the
original hard drive that came with the laptop, I upgraded it.)
I'll try replacing that and see if I get better results... otherwise I
guess I'll hand it back into repairs.