[lubuntu-users] Lubuntu 22.04 hangs on boot under VirtualBox

Aaron Rainbolt arraybolt3 at ubuntu.com
Mon Nov 14 20:34:30 UTC 2022

On 11/14/22 10:54, Ben Coleman wrote:
> On 11/14/2022 11:16 AM, Ben Coleman wrote:
>> while booting, it halts in the 'Powered by lubuntu' screen where the 
>> penguin medallion should have a rotating light.  There is no rotating 
>> light and it seems to have stopped at the Southeast portion of the 
>> medallion.
> One additional weirdness on this.  I did the VirtualBox 'Send the 
> shutdown signal' function and noticed that the bright part of the 
> medallion advanced.  Hit it again, and the bright part advanced again. 
> Did it several times, and finally, instead of shutting down, the 
> rotating light effect restarted, and the boot-up process completed.  
> So this appears to be a workaround, but I'm not sure what causes it.
> Ben

What version of VirtualBox are you using? Perhaps it's too old to handle 
the kernel in Lubuntu 22.04 and you need to upgrade. You may want to 
back up your VMs before doing this just in case the upgrade messes with 
your other virtual machines.

Aaron Rainbolt
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