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    Installing on fresh disk - no such cryptodisk found

    Lubuntu 20.4.
    I've tried installing 3 times now, with LVM enabled.
    Every time I reboot after the installation has finished, after the "enter passphrase" I get
    "error - access denied
    error - no such cryptodisk found
    error - disk 'cryptouuid/4f53dd71b1eb499ea96bb20929f4b673' not found
    entering rescue mode....
    grub rescue>"

    I've tried the solution here https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-fix-g...on-grub-rescue but ii fails on the mnt sda1 command saying unknown file system.

    Can anyone help please?

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    Re: Installing on fresh disk - no such cryptodisk found

    The "enter passphrase" implies to me you've used encryption.

    Are you using a non-english language? Does your machine have a non-Qwerty keyboard?

    The language selections used when the system is running (ie. you're logged in to LXQt) don't work when the system has just booted, so the keys may have different values IF you're using a non-Qwerty keyboard.

    This is a known issue in `calamares` (the installer). https://github.com/calamares/calamares/issues/1203

    Sorry I only use english, and use Qwerty keyboards so have no experience with it, I also don't know that this is your issue, but I'll suggest https://discourse.lubuntu.me/t/20-04...try-issue/1172 may have some clues. Asking a question on the Lubuntu forum (where we have some members who don't speak just english, use only qwerty keyboards may also be worthwhile).

    My 2c anyway.

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