unknown problem with parrot os, grub or hard disk

1. Your Parrot information
 - OS version: run `cat /etc/*release`
        
DISTRIB_ID=Parrot
DISTRIB_RELEASE=4.10
DISTRIB_CODENAME=rolling
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Parrot 4.10"
PRETTY_NAME="Parrot GNU/Linux 4.10"
NAME="Parrot GNU/Linux"
ID=parrot
ID_LIKE=debian
VERSION="4.10"
VERSION_ID="4.10"
HOME_URL="https://www.parrotsec.org/"
SUPPORT_URL="https://community.parrotsec.org/"
BUG_REPORT_URL="https://community.parrotsec.org/"
		
- Kernel version: run `uname -a`
5.7.0-2parrot2-amd64

Or if you can’t do it, please tell us ISO version you downloaded.


** ISO information **


Version: 4.9
Desktop Environment: Mate
Edition: Home

2. If you have this problem after fresh installation:


  1. How did you create USB bootable?

- Software was used to make USB

balena etcher



- Steps of making USB bootable
  1. downloaded parrot os 4.10 home ISO
  2. use balena etcher to make my pendrive bootable with parrot os 4.10
  3. done!

  1. How did you install OS?
- Debian installer or Calamares installer?
Calamares installer 
### 3. If your hardware doesn't work: wifi doesn't show, graphic issue:
**Hardware information**
    - Your device name or output of `lspci`
CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 3,9GHz 
Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX
GPU: MSI GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER Ventus XS OC 6GB GDDR6

Hard drive (2x): Western Digital AV-GP 2 TB 3.5" SATA III (WD20EURX)


RAM: HyperX Predator, DDR4, 16 GB, 3200MHz, CL16 (HX432C16PB3K2/16)


4. How did you get this error? Are there any steps to procedure it?

I don’t know, Seriously. Hey, I will try describe what’s going on



5. Error log or screenshot

GRUB loading Read Error


6. If you have any idea or suggestion about this issue please tell us

I dunno. Maybe this is hard drive fault but I’m not sure. I have two same hard drives and one of them works.


Ok, let me descibre my problem.
From time to time, I have problem with grub and starting parrot os. I mean, when I want to start system, grub stucking (or giving read error) or when I start system, it crushing without any reason and I have to restart it. I searching syslogs but I didn’t find anything. Fortunately, I had backup and when I restore backup, everything is cool (yeah, I know I could repair grub but I can’t do this). Is is problem with grub or maybe with parrot os? Or maybe with hardware? I tried describe problem as I can but ask me for more details if you want and I will try answer

PS someone think parrot os is unstable? Maybe I’m the only one who has this problem

Please help the helpers by adding some screenshots.

It is as stable as Debian testing is. And it could have some different specific issues by some different packages or preinstalled packages.

Please help the helpers by adding some screenshots


for now, I have only this

by the way, thanks for fast answer. I’m impressed.

There are tutorials about fix boot partitions in community. Please search, try it with live usb

Ok, I know now how to fix but I don’t know why grub and system are crashing from time to time without any reason

Sounds like hard disk or memory corruption.

sudo apt install memtest86+

Reboot and choose at Grub2 menu.

Ok guys, probably found a problem. This is not disk or memory. I think this is problem with GPU and drivers. Linux has problems with drivers, especially with nvidia GPU drivers. Any ideas what should I do now? I’m not sure what to do first so I will be grateful if somebody show me da way :smiley: (still, I keep trying by myself. If I found something, I will wirte. Maybe somebody has similar problem)

Ok guys, I found the problem. You were right Masmer, this is hard disk corruption. Fortunately, I caught this:

Can you tell what this error mean please?