recovery mode: recovery-menu linke 75: file or directory not found

Bug #1767685 reported by Hadmut Danisch on 2018-04-28
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
friendly-recovery (Ubuntu)

Bug Description


I just installed a Ryzen 7 machine with Lubuntu 18.04, no modifications so far, just as it was installed with lubuntu alternative.

After booting, the system came up normally. I then tried to reboot into recovery mode to check a problem (disk LED continuously blinking) and noticed that recovery mode does not work:

- reboot, choose recovery mode at the grub prompt

- get into the recovery options menu and choose to enable networking and mount the root disk writeable

some steps are performed, but after "[ OK ] Reached target Sound Card" the system hangs.

There's one error message (in german):

/lib/recovery-mode/recovery-menu: line 75: /etc/default/rcS: file or directory not found


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tags: added: bot-comment
Paul White (paulw2u) on 2018-04-29
affects: ubuntu → friendly-recovery (Ubuntu)
tags: added: bionic
tags: added: rls-bb-incoming
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

This may be a duplicate of bug 1766872 where "enable network does not work in recovery mode".

tags: added: id-5afda4808a6112ca3bf0dc0a

It's not quite a duplicate, because this message appears before the network option is even attempted -- it's a bug in the menu code; but we'll mark it as a duplicate anyway as it's only really apparent when people pick the "network" option.

We're working on fixing all that, including the network option.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in friendly-recovery (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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