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Re: [alpine-devel] rEFInd, Alpine, and luks

From: Bruno d'Arcangeli <>
Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2017 17:48:17 +0200

Le Saturday 16 Sep 2017 à 15:26:19 (+0100), Etienne a écrit:
> Hello list,
> I am booting Alpine on a laptop via rEFInd off an encrypted volume (LUKS),
> and it works fine, but I hit a minor annoyance: the password prompt doesn't
> show up, even if the system is waiting for one. I suspect this is related to
> how/when the screen is refreshing or changing resolution during the booting
> process. As a result, I need to wait for "a certain time", enter my password
> blindly, and hope I haven't entered it too early.
> I have recorded a video to help with the description:
> Despite searching on Web, I couldn't find a reference of someone running
> into the same issue, so I'm asking here: Any suggestion on what to do next
> to fix this?

You may try to boot your kernel with the "nomodeset" option. For adding
it to rEFInd:

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