I think I am in some serious trouble.
I was doing a system upgrade and my system went idle because of inactivity and I saw this screen:
While trying to follow the instructions, my laptop got rebooted somehow and bootloader was screwed.
I think my Linux kernel was being upgraded when the screensaver issue happened and following that rebooting the laptop made my current bootloader got corrupt.
I currently see this screen while booting the laptop
I hope it can be recovered without any data loss.
I guess we would need a bit more information about your system.
Please boot up your live usb and post the output of the following commands to begin with:
sudo parted -l
Thank you for looking into this. Here is the output
Boot off the ISO, arch-chroot in following these instructions:
Then use pacman to reinstall your kernel. For example, if you use the mainline kernel, use:
pacman -Syu linux linux-headers
Then exit the chroot and reboot.
Thank you for sharing this. I’ll follow the steps to recover the system in a few hours. I’ll comment once I make some progress
That doesn’t look like you followed the arch-chroot instructions I shared.
I see you aren’t root. So arch-chroot is incorrect.
I switched to my user by running
I found that my terminal was not connected to the internet. Just fixed that and I am currently upgrading the whole system using
It worked like a charm! Thank you very much. After a system update, I am able to boot normally into the distro.
Thank you for all your help!
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