Kernel -14 and -15 won't boot

Blue Rose bluerosemagic at
Mon Apr 7 11:55:05 UTC 2008

Hey Nils,
Thanks for your fast reply :-)
I have tried Kubuntu 7.04 and 7.10 in the past year, but there was 
always something not working quite right, so I ended up back in winXP... 
8.04 however works perfectly so far :-) just not those kernels.. -12 
works fine so I will just select that one in the grub menu. In the 
previous kubuntu's I had trouble with my Ati card (the much loved radeon 
9250.. find problem thread on that one all over the (k)ubuntuforums..)
But in 8.04 no prob yet, even direct rendering worked out of the box ^_^

I will take a look on launchpad otherwise I'll wait for -16 or so, and 
see if that one works :-)

Thanks again


Nils Kassube wrote:
> Blue Rose wrote:
>> I run Kubuntu 8.04 with KDE3.. I got some updates recently, first
>> kernel -14 then kernel -15, but neither of them will boot.. I get the
>> Kubuntu logo with the blue loading bar.. nothing happens.. Alt+F2 shows
>> me this
>> Busybox 1.1.3 (Debian 1:1.1.3-5ubuntu12) Built-in shell (ash)
>> No clue what all this is, I'm fairly new to linux...
> For someone new to linux I wouldn't recommend to run beta software :)
>> Rebooting (Ctrl Alt Del) and delecting the -12 kernel in the grub menu
>> works fine.. Kubuntu loads and works right away..
>> Can anyone explain what's going on here? Error in the updates? Or is it
>> something with my computer?
> Sorry, I can't explain, but if the -12 kernel works but not -14 / -15 you 
> could search at <> if it is a known bug. If it 
> isn't known already, you could file a new bug report there - maybe it is 
> specific to your hardware.
> Other than that, you could try Kubuntu 7.10 which is still the latest 
> stable version. Or if you really want to keep 8.04, you could uninstall 
> the -14 and -15 kernel versions. Then -12 will be the default again. But 
> beware, during the next update don't inadvertently reinstall the -14 
> or -15 kernel.
> Nils

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