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Black screen at boot - no grub

Best Answer Bertie, 17 March 2017 - 03:09 PM

Problem solved.

Enabling console (disabling graphics) mode in /etc/default/grub did it:


(Can just be uncommented in the file.)

I tried various things in this file but the actual culprit was the one above.


Thanks to all who gave advice to help get me from total disaster up to here.

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#21 Bertie



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Posted 25 March 2017 - 01:02 PM

Just to tie up a loose end in this thread. I found out what had happened to my missing sda4 (see for example posts 4, 6 and 8).

In an MBR partitioned disk, the first logical partition always starts at sdx5.

(In a GPT partitioned disk, this does not apply.)

A big thank you to everyone who contributes to Bodhi Linux

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