Kubuntu 11.10 won'1t boot after upgrade.

Alvin info at alvin.be
Thu Apr 26 10:54:16 UTC 2012


On Thursday 26 April 2012 12:50:09 Steve Cookson wrote:
> Hi Ryan,
> 
> > Something has probably gone wrong. This may have been caused by broken
> > packages or a GRUB boot error.
> 
> Thanks for this.
> 
> I'm creating a parallel installation so I can choose at boot time.
> Ideally, I feel I should be able to fix my install eg by doing:
> 
> esc
> alt-ctrl-f1
> (login)
> (I can't remember if I did a startx here or not)
> dpkg --configure -a
> 
> which I did and it fixed a number of problems, but not enough to boot.

Yes, it did. If you can log in, you can boot :-) It's only X that doesn't 
start. Look in /var/log/Xorg.0.log for errors.

Try restarting kdm ( /etc/init.d/kdm restart ) and see what happens on TTY7.



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