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Linux Where You Least Expect It

A price / coupon scanner in a nearby CVS evidently woke up dead:

CVS Price Scanner – Linux boot screen

Yup, it’s a Linux console boot log, with the last line suggesting something horrible happened inside the device mapper:

A start job is running for dev-mapper-cryptswap1.device

The systemd timing status shows it’s been stuck for a while and has no hope of rescue:

(2d 1h 41min 10s / no limit)

I’d reboot that sucker if it had a keyboard …