Locked up in boot process.
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Sat Aug 1 17:52:15 BST 2009
On Saturday 01 August 2009, Steven Vollom wrote:
>On Saturday 01 August 2009 02:02:28 pm Frans Ketelaars wrote:
>> On Sat, 01 Aug 2009 13:43:04 +0000, Steven Vollom wrote:
>> > On Saturday 01 August 2009 01:23:13 pm Jonas Norlander wrote:
>> >> Or you can edit the grub boot line direct in the grub boot menu. Press
>> >> e on the line you want to edit and add what ever option you want to
>> >> try. It want survive the next reboot but it's faster to try out things,
>> >> later you can add them in menu.lst.
>> >> / Jonas
>> > I haven't ever done anything like that and wouldn't know what to edit or
>> > change or what to change it to. Can you advise me what to do? Thanks!
>> > Steven
>> OK, try this (tested on Ubuntu 8.04):
>> 1. Boot your computer and wait till the list of kernels comes up.
>> 2. press 'e'
>My computer is quad 64bit AMD. I never have gotten a list of kernels. I
>don't even get a repair mode or safe mode. I am also running Jaunty kde
>If it is in my machine, how do I find it? thanks.
>> 3. With the up and down arrow keys select the line beginning with 'kernel'
>> 4. press 'e'
>> 5. press the spacebar and then type your boot parameter: pci=nomsi
>My memory isn't perfect, but I recall including the pci=nomsi comment using
>Kate under the kernel entries. I thought the address was something like
>/boot/grub/??, but I can not find a grub folder in Boot. It should be in
> the instructions though. I remember doing it.
>When I open boot, I get only the following files:
If that is all you can see in /boot, Steven, then that install seems to be
hosed as grub itself was never installed. I'd do it again, from a cold
powerup with the install disk in the optical drive. Note that forward slash
though, just 'boot' instead of '/boot' might be getting you the wrong
directory somehow made during a broken install.
>> 6. press 'Esc'
>> 6. press 'b'
>> This is also explained on screen.
>> Let the list know how it goes :-)
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