About 30 seconds after boot is complete.
It sounds like the HDD is being torn out and beat against the case!
I CAN’T do anything. Mouse cursor disappears. I can’t open a terminal any way or fashion to run ‘top’ or ‘htop’
This is getting ridiculous, and happens nearly every evening.
I usually end up hitting the power button, and letting it do a fresh start.
I DO NOT use snapper, if it is that then SuSe has fubar’d my ext4 formats.
About on more time, and the 15.2 USB KEY GOES IN, AND I REVERT.
I am typing this on my iPad because the PC is IMO, fubar’d by what ever is causing my HDD to be beat to pieces. I expect that from Win10, NOT Leap 15.3!
Try appending a 3 to the end of the line that begins linu after striking the E key at the Grub menu, to boot in text mode, to see whether the thrashing occurs there. If not, you can take a look at the journal for the previous boot for clues: