Stuck on "A start job is running for /dev/disk/by-uuid/..." while booting please help

I recently did a Redo Rescue backup of the drive except the swap partition and then I did some unrelated stuff to the drive and then restored the backup. Now it no longer says “endeavouros” in the BIOS boot menu and it only says the name of the hard drive. After I try booting I get the usual GRUB boot menu and I try booting, then I get the usual messages until it stops at “A start job is running for /dev/disk/by-uuid/” and then a UUID number.
It never actually finishes this “start job” and I can’t boot! I even tried recreating and reformatting the swap partition but it still can’t boot.

hello @Flame welcome to the purple universe :enos: :enos_flag: :penguin_face: :rocketa_purple:

Compare the UUID’S(EndeavourOS Partitions) of the two commands, the ones from the fstab must be identical to the ones from the /dev/disk command.

cat /etc/fstab
ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid/

Edit: You can also post the results of the commands and I’ll take a look.

But what do I do if I can’t boot into the system?

you can use a usb live-iso and chroot into your system. the links below explain how.

Ok. I will do thay rn

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Sorry for the long delay, here is the output of the commands:

By the way, my root partition is called nvme0n1p2, I checked on GParted and when installing.

Now what?

the current UUID of your swap partition is not available(wrong) in the fstab, you should change it.

if nvme0n1p3 is your swap partition than use the following command:

sudo nano /etc/fstab

and change the UUID in the swap line with the following UUID from nvme0n1p3


than press ctrl+o->enter->ctrl+x and reboot

No effect. I reboot, the changes in fstab did save, but when booting I see the same message. Note that the uuid in that message actually seems to be the wrong one that was in fstab before I edited fstab.

What now?

It’s best if you post boot log information, so someone here can help you more.

Sorry for the delay, here is the boot log (also tell me if there is private info):

What now?

check the uuid of the other partitions in your fstab file. make sure they are all correct.

All correct. The issue persists.

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chroot into the system and show us the boot logs

journalctl -b -0 | eos-sendlog

Here are the new logs:
File download:

Pls help me what do I do now???

What did you do? If the UUID’s are all correct then you shouldn’t be getting this error.
I would suspect that there is a UUID that is not exactly identical to one in fstab.

can’t view the log on .io do to site can’t provide a secure connection. This is why i asked you to use the eos tool that uses a service we can view the log from.

I’m afrail that eos-sendlog uses at the moment, or at least my version does.

    # echo "$input" | 2>/dev/null && return             # fails at 2023-06-20
    _wgetpaste 2>/dev/null && return
    echo "$input" | 2>/dev/null && return
    echo "$progname: warning: configured pastebin sites failed." >&2

Just download the file from the second link

I restored another backup which is the backup of my Windows system, I needed to do something