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Re: Can't boot my LUKS/LVM Debian 10 on my UEFI-based Lenovo ThinkPad X390 (dual-boot with Windows)


Sorry for the delayed response here - it's been a busy festive
period... :-/

On Sat, Dec 28, 2019 at 01:19:53AM +0100, l0f4r0@tuta.io wrote:
>Hi everyone,
>I installed some days ago Debian 10 with LVM inside LUKS and specific
>partioning (4 logical volumes for /, /home, /var and swap) on my
>UEFI-based Lenovo ThinkPad X390 in dual-boot configuration with
>Windows 10 (which came preinstalled on this brand new laptop).
>Everything went well except I can't boot on my Debian, I don't even
>see Grub. Windows is launched automatically instead. My only solution
>is to launch a rEFInd USB key, boot on it and select either "Boot
>EFI\Boot\grubx64.efi from SYSTEM" or "Boot EFI\debian\grubx64.efi
>from SYSTEM" (among 6 options) in order to launch my Debian. It's not
>very handy but it seems to indicate I'm not very far from the
>solution because everything works fine after that (it proves that my
>Linux is well installed)...
>I've created a thread on LinuxQuestions
>at https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/debian-26/no-grub-to-launch-my-new-debian-10-with-luks-and-lvm-uefi-4175666362/. There
>are many useful information/details about my situation at this URL
>and you will see I've already tried a few operations (including some
>with efibootmgr), with no avail so far... 
>I would be very grateful if some people could help me regarding this
>matter :)
>_NB:_ Please tell me if this is not the most appropriate place to
>discuss all of this (I've already posted my issue on LQ and
>debian-user ML and still don't know how to resolve this). Maybe this
>ML is more about development but sometimes development and issues are
>related ;)

>From catching up on the thread in debian-user, it seems that you've
made progress and can now boot things from disk OK, but not with
Secure Boot enabled. Is that correct?

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"I've only once written 'SQL is my bitch' in a comment. But that code 
 is in use on a military site..." -- Simon Booth

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