That's a pretty superficial analysis.
I apologize. I was finishing my post in a hurry because I needed to get to bed so I could get to work in the morning.
From what I see in your terminal output, it doesn't look like you intalled your system in any supported Manjaro way, neither by Calamares, nor by Manjaro Architect. Is it even Manjaro at all?
Respectfully, you're mistaken. I installed using Calamares, as I said. I used the Manjaro KDE boot USB.
But you applied some major changes after the installation. Snapper is not set as an option in Manjaro's Calamares. It is therefore not supported and barely anybody in the community uses it. If you want to use it you need to lear to do it on your own.
Respectfully, that is why I am asking questions on a newbie forum: because I am new to Manjaro and I am trying to learn.
Snapper was recommended to me by another user, in another thread, also in the newbie forum. If you are suggesting that I should not have listened to advice provided to me by users on this forum, then what would you suggest?
Please, from now on refer to the Snapper manual how to roll back the system to a snapshot. Because unlike you suspected initially everything is there (@ and .snapshots), they now only need to rolled back according to the documentation.
I have looked at the Snapper documentation. I would not be asking for help if I had not looked at the documentation. As you can see by looking at this thread and the previous thread on the subject, I have been grappling with this problem since December.
I'm new to Manjaro but I'm not new to Linux. I've been a Linux user for 20 years. I started on Slackware, moved to Gentoo, and I've used a number of other distros in the years since. I've used btrfs before (including with Snapper, on OpenSUSE) but have never had a problem like this. I've looked at the docs. I've read them and reread them, over and over again, since this problem started in December. Clearly you think I've missed something; that may be so, but it is not due to carelessness or lack of trying.
Here's the description of the newbie forum, the one where we're having this conversation:
Unsure where to post? Entirely new to Manjaro? Need step-by-step instructions or a little gentle hand-holding instead of a short answer? If yes to any of these, post here.
I am here because I need step-by-step instructions or a little gentle hand-holding. If you're not interested in providing those things, that's fair enough; you're not under any obligation to help me. But if I wanted a condescending response instead of actual help, I would have gone with Arch.
PS: Try to install
grub-btrfs on the installed system. (Haha, you would ask how? There is a way called
manjaro-chroot .) Maybe you will "get it to boot" then.
Yes, I've used manjaro-chroot. I went over that in the previous thread, which I linked at the beginning of this one. I don't see any need for a haha.
I appreciate your help earlier in the thread. I don't see as there's any need to be rude and insulting. Everybody has to start somewhere. I'm confused and I'm overwhelmed and I'm not too proud to admit it. I expect you've had days like that too -- and hopefully somebody had a more sympathetic response than "haha."