PLEASE HELP ME WITH POPOS 20.04

dimiidk

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So basically, I don't know what is happening but i have proper dual boot windows 10 and popos set up and everything is working fine, both Operating Systems are stable and working well, BUT sometimes (not everytime) when i boot up popos it just says cryptsetup: waiting for encypted device or something similar and it never finds it, and i can't seem to find how to fix it, i've been searching for about a month to fix this, so i figured it was time to ask you :D

Thank you, in advance

Also it's almost like it doesn't detect the SSD sometimes when it boots up so that creates the problem, [removed]
 
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f33dm3bits

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These problems are usually not easy to fix, I can try. Can you share your /etc/default/grub?
 
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So basically, I don't know what is happening but i have proper dual boot windows 10 and popos set up and everything is working fine, both Operating Systems are stable and working well, BUT sometimes (not everytime) when i boot up popos it just says cryptsetup: waiting for encypted device or something similar and it never finds it, and i can't seem to find how to fix it, i've been searching for about a month to fix this, so i figured it was time to ask you :D

Thank you, in advance

Also it's almost like it doesn't detect the SSD sometimes when it boots up so that creates the problem, [removed]

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popos uses systemd-boot tho
I didn't know that, I don't have experience with systemd-boot. I would check the device(/dev/sdX) is configured, if so it might be worth a try configuring the UUID of the luks encrypted device to see if that makes a difference.
 

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I didn't know that, I don't have experience with systemd-boot. I would check the device(/dev/sdX) is configured, if so it might be worth a try configuring the UUID of the luks encrypted device to see if that makes a difference.
The UUIDs are correct but i think the problem is that the ssd for some reason sometimes does not get detected, because when it boots it shows messages like the device with UUID=xxxxx is not found, and when it drops to intrafams and i type exit then it shows that the root file system is not detected as well
 

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Yeah it sounds then like the UUID is used or else you would see something else. Can you share the output of fdisk -l so we can see what Disk model your system is using?
 

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I'm assuming PopOS is installed on the "Kingmax PCIe SSD 256GB" ?
 

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Do you by any chance have "Fast boot" enabled on your Windows installation and what is the full message you get when it's waiting? I did a search on the web and the one I have come across several time so far is "Cryptsetup: Wating for encrypted source device", so I think we might be able to find more if you share the full message you get?
 

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Do you by any chance have "Fast boot" enabled on your Windows installation and what is the full message you get when it's waiting? I did a search on the web and the one I have come across several time so far is "Cryptsetup: Wating for encrypted source device", so I think we might be able to find more if you share the full message you get?
i will reboot a couple of times and take a picture if i get the error, also fast boot is disabled
 

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Try running the following in a terminal when you are booted into PopOS.
Code:
sudo update-initramfs -u -k all
That will update your initramfs with your encrypted device, not sure if it will help but it's worth a try.
 

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Try running the following in a terminal when you are booted into PopOS.
Code:
sudo update-initramfs -u -k all
That will update your initramfs with your encrypted device, not sure if it will help but it's worth a try.
Okay, I will try that later,thanks for your help
 

dimiidk

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Try running the following in a terminal when you are booted into PopOS.
Code:
sudo update-initramfs -u -k all
That will update your initramfs with your encrypted device, not sure if it will help but it's worth a try.
i just tried this, but the problem still appears
 
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