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  1. #21
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    Default Re: Update bootloader fails

    On 2015-06-17 20:36, ionmich wrote:
    >
    > Well it's nice to know about jstar and the wrap problem. And the news is
    > not that bad. The upper part of the green lizard displays with a small
    > black window under it. It asks for a username and password. I can log in
    > as root. Then the screen clears and it displays the normal login box
    > where I can now login as user.


    That does not seem a grub problem at all.


    > I tried to re-configure the loader using YaST but it had no effect. I
    > suspect I have to delete some grub2 file in order for YaST to work. Is
    > my assumption something I should follow?



    I got this recommendation from arvidjaar recently:

    |> In my experience yast-bootloader is quite unreliable at *changing*
    |> bootloader location. I always recommend to select "No bootloader" first,
    |> save and quit, and then start yast-bootloader again, chose bootloader
    |> and configure it. Yast-bootoader apparently does many things only the
    |> first time ever.


    But that's assuming you have a grub problem.

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    Cheers / Saludos,

    Carlos E. R.
    (from 13.1 x86_64 "Bottle" at Telcontar)

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    Default Re: Update bootloader fails

    Quote Originally Posted by robin_listas View Post
    On 2015-06-17 20:36, ionmich wrote:

    > I tried to re-configure the loader using YaST but it had no effect. I
    > suspect I have to delete some grub2 file in order for YaST to work. Is
    > my assumption something I should follow?



    I got this recommendation from arvidjaar recently:

    |> In my experience yast-bootloader is quite unreliable at *changing*
    |> bootloader location. I always recommend to select "No bootloader" first,
    |> save and quit, and then start yast-bootloader again, chose bootloader
    |> and configure it. Yast-bootoader apparently does many things only the
    |> first time ever.


    But that's assuming you have a grub problem.

    --
    Cheers / Saludos,

    Carlos E. R.
    (from 13.1 x86_64 "Bottle" at Telcontar)
    That solved the problem. I now have the usual menu to select what to boot and the usual login screen. Many thanks for the solution.

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