[lfs-support] Unwanted restart of the computer - booting problems

David Brandl db at davidb.at
Sat Sep 23 13:33:26 PDT 2017


Am 2017-09-23 21:22, schrieb Ken Moffat: 

> On Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 02:10:10PM +0200, David Brandl wrote: 
>> Hi!
>> As the title says - I restarted my computer unmeant.
>> Now it isn´t sarting again. 
>> I´m using Open Suse Tumbleweed and it goes as far, as I see the mouse
>> pointer on a black screen - then it´s finished. I´m able to change to
>> text-mode with ALT+STRG+F5. Everything is mounted, I can see every
>> directory, no problem.
> Usually, I would suggest you changed something on the host system.
> If you only ran, as root, commands which the book tells you to run
> as root then I doubt anything broke it.
> However, it can be easy to fill up a filesystem.  As root on your
> tumbleweed use 'df' to check what is mounted and how much space is
> available - you should be fine for space, but if e.g. /home is full
> then a user will not be able to login.
> After that, you'll need to look at the logs (I suppose you use
> journalctl for that, but I avoid systemd).
> ĸen
> -- 
> Truth, in front of her huge walk-in wardrobe, selected black leather
> boots with stiletto heels for such a barefaced truth.
> - Unseen Academicals


I rebooted the computer until it get stuck with the mouse pointer on
black screen. In the command line I entered journalctl -e.

There was nothing special except this line: 

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