Stuck on "Generating grub configuration file.."

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Gulgana
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Stuck on "Generating grub configuration file.."

Postby Gulgana » Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:50 pm

Hello people,

a week ago i already got help here with my installation of Mint on my Acer Spin 1 (SP111-31-C79E). viewtopic.php?t=256244

I installed Mint without grub, then i installed refind and then i installed grub. My Laptop was stuck again while installing grub, but when i restarted, everything seemed fine. I ran "update-grub" without a problem.

But now whenever i try to install something or run "apt-get upgrade", it tries to install grub again and generate the grub configuration file and gets stuck again, even though it doesn't when i run "update-grub".
Uhm, yeah. Sorry if I am too clueless. I'm new to this whole linux business.

Here a screenshot from the terminal.
grub-configuration-file.jpg


I'm happy to provide any further information needed. Thanks in advance!

EDIT: I wasn't quite sure where to put this topic, because Mint is installed and i have no problem booting, but on the other hand the problem is with grub. So tell me if am at the wrong place. ;)

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Re: Stuck on "Generating grub configuration file.."

Postby administrollaattori » Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:00 pm

You computer is acting like Lubuntu, which makes initrd-file almost in every stage when installing/upgrading software. it is a feature. :wink:

PS. That grub hidden timeout can comment out using # in the front of line.

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sudo nano /etc/default/grub

... edit line

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#GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0

... save, quit and update grub
Ctrl o
Ctrl x

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sudo update-grub

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Re: Stuck on "Generating grub configuration file.."

Postby Gulgana » Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:05 am

Mh, i think maybe I didn't understand you or the other way around. My Problem wasn't the line with the warning-notification, but that whenever the terminal comes to the part in the screenshot I posted, the terminal freezes and my touchpad doesn't do anything (though i can use the touchscreen to navigate the mouse).

The only exception was when i ran:

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sudo update-grub

instead of:

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sudo apt-get install xy


Thought i mention that, because it seems weird that it works with the update, but not when installing something new.

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Re: Stuck on "Generating grub configuration file.."

Postby Gulgana » Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:15 am

*push*

I still got this problem. Is there any command i could run to deliver more information or something like that?


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