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Can't boot Sparky if I shut down with an external drive connected.

Started by LIrunaway, February 14, 2019, 10:57:30 PM

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If I shut down Sparky with an external drive connected Sparky will not start back up.  It display's some kind of message about a job pending in /dev.  Then tells me to enter password or Ctl-D.  I forget exactly, but either way it does nothing afterwards.  Does anyone know of a work around to restart?  I keep reinstalling and trying to remember to unplug the external drive before shutting down.  This past time I know I had it unmounted and still giving me this issue.  I'm using it on an IBM ThinkPad Lenovo T60.  I really hate to reinstall.  It took me a day to connect to my Samsung CLX-3305FW printer because I couldn't get it to show in the list then all of a sudden it did.  So when I reinstall I know that will be an issue again too.

I love Sparky.  I named my dog Sparky!  However, I can't use it if I can't find a solution.


Please run those two commands in terminal, and paste here the outcome(with external drive plugged in).
cat /etc/fstab
lsblk -fs

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