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Old 03-02-2018, 08:22 AM   #1
Penny7364
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My system just hangs at white screen and will not hand over to OS after Debian 9 update


Hi Guys i have been running Debian single install on my old iMac
i recently install the system update and now when i boot the system i just get a white screen and the system will not hand over to the Debian 9 OS
If i hold down command + R like the iMac recovery i get the Debian recovery screen and can then boot into my standard OS but this is a real pain just want it to boot as normal
like i said this is a single boot system so cant figure out why the system is hanging

and help most appreciated
Ian
 
Old 03-03-2018, 01:13 PM   #2
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It's possible the update affected grub configuration in /boot. Try booting your Debian, then open a terminal and either su to root or use sudo to run update-grub2 to correct the situation.
 
Old 03-03-2018, 06:01 PM   #3
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Thanks very much that seems to have sorted it
 
  


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