Issue: manjaro Stuck during boot

When I boot manjaro I get stuck here.
Need help asap please​

First try to fsck /dev/sda2.

How do I do that?

Boot up a livecd and at terminal, check if the partition is /dev/sda2 (or /dev/sdb2) by one of commands

lsblk -f
sudo parted -l
sudo fdisk -l
sudo blkid


sudo fsck /dev/sda2


sudo fsck /dev/sdb2

I am able to see all my partitons(4 of them) and running sudo fsck /dev/sda2 returns this...

sudo fsck /dev/sda2
fsck from util-linux 2.29.2
e2fsck 1.43.4 (31-Jan-2017)
/dev/sda2: clean, 268667/6566400 files, 2339511/26214400 blocks

oay, now reboot to Manjaro.

Still stuck

Can you do this ?

  • go to the boot line you want to start and press CTRL-E to edit that line
  • go to end of Linux line
  • remove quiet and splash
  • add a space followed by 3
  • press CTRL+X

And see what happen..

If you have another kernel, try booting the other kernel.

I don't see the word splash. I removed quiet.

I only have 1 os

You need to remove 1 space between rw and resume, so that it only has one space in between...... and after that try to press CTRL+X

And show me the error logs....

Is this a new installation and you cannot boot into it?
Or an old installation that you had booted into it before and now it cannot boot?

Also, try thefallenrat suggestion and if it can boot into prompt, next (only if can boot into prompt), try adding 'achi=off' to your kernel parameters.

I have booted into the os. It was installed today morning and I updated and installed a few things and then I installed nonfree GPU driver from the manjaro settings

Let me guess, you have 2 driver installed correct?

If nothing else works, you might want to try installing and applying a new Kernel. You need to chroot into your OS from a live cd (see this thread)

After you successfully chroot:

mhwd-kernel -li
to see what Kernel you are using

mhwd-kernel -l
to see available versions

mhwd-i linux-xy
to install another kernel

This did it for me when my Installation broke after the last update (had to install 4.11)

Ahh... why don't you say so earlier?
Isn't that obvious that you need to say it?
I'll leave here now as I'm not good in graphics.
Good luck.

I think free was installed and then I also installed nonfree...I did remove the free one later from a live disk

Does this resulted in happy ending (sucessfully boot)?
If not, I think you switch back to free just to see what happen...
If that doesn't working either then you could try to switch into new kernel, or maybe restore grub ?

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