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Fedora 23 sometime does not boot

asked 2016-06-13 11:00:11 -0500

Shwollo gravatar image

updated 2016-06-13 11:01:08 -0500

Hi all,

My Fedora 23 does sometime not boot.. I can see boot menu but when I choose which kernel I want to use it sometimes boots, sometimes doesn't. I have to switch PC off (hard way) and try again. It doesn't matter if I try to run another kernel, debug mode or rescue - it's always same. It boots randomly :D. Sometimes it boots on first try, sometimes on third....

can anybody help me?

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Next time it's stuck, press ESC and see what task failed or during which process it stalled. (Same thing you see there gets written to /var/log/boot.log). Another option is to analyze your system is by booting a working kernel and run journalctl -b-1 to show the previous boot log. (-b-n where n represents the number of preceded boots). Or: journalctl --list-boot to find a problematic boot and its ID and display logs. Logs will help us to understand what's going on...

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-06-13 11:38:36 -0500 )edit

It's probably not stuck - when I press ESC nothning happend. There is no output from PC = monitor says no signal. When I run journalctl -b-1 - I see logs from yesterday's successfull boot, not from the one which failed today.

journalctl --list-boot:

0 e8e325d503e4427c81b6a614d0a66efc Thu 2016-06-16 19:23:48 CEST—Thu 2016-06-16 17:34:50 CEST

I have no idea what is this. The time is not correct - 2016-06-16 19:23:48 - now it's 17:45

Shwollo gravatar imageShwollo ( 2016-06-16 10:44:26 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-04-28 09:58:38 -0500

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This is a very general descrition of the problem. Yor computer can have billions of reasons not to boot, it can be a harware proble or a software problem as well.

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