then I power off and power on again after which I get a menu. I pick the first
Sometimes I am lucky and get a linux logo and a small list of choices at the top left of the screen: M for manual, S to skip mounting.
I pick 'S' and linux will boot.
This problem has been going on a long time, but it stopped for a while when I reinstalled.
But I recently went into gnome disk manager because I could not access the volume of an action camera through the USB port. I clicked a few things and perhaps made a mistake in the disk configuration. Since then booting has gotten worse.
I would appreciate any suggestions from anyones\ who who knows the configuration disk manager for the main HDD volume
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I have read of a boot repair program:
I want to be assured first that the presence of a veracrypt volume will not affect this, since it takes part of the HDD out.
From my preliminary research, I think Linux or Grub is failing to launch the root file system, and that is causing the system to freeze and go black screen.
Edited by Al1000, 25 October 2017 - 09:48 AM.
moved from Linux