HELP!

Don and/or Mila Trombley donmila at shaw.ca
Sun Jan 7 19:38:11 UTC 2007


Kyle Vanditmars wrote:

>Try typing "init 3" or "init 5" without the quotes.  Init 3 is a text
>login mode and init 5 is the normal graphical mode.
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>-Kyle
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I get root at XyzWeek:/# Login timed out after 60 seconds..
Ubuntu 6.1 XyzWeek ttyl
 then the whole cycle all over again.
XyzWeek login: etc.

>On Sat, 2007-01-06 at 21:19 -0800, Don and/or Mila Trombley wrote:
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>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>From: "Myles A. Braithwaite" <myles at monkeyinyoursoul.com>
>>To: "The Canadian Ubuntu Users Community" <ubuntu-ca at lists.ubuntu.com>
>>Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2007 5:57 PM
>>Subject: Re: HELP!
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>>>It sounds like you are in the safe mode of the kernel. On boot select the 
>>>normal kernel and it should show you the desktop.
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>>>That may well be the problem, but the Booting of the system does not allow 
>>>me into the first splash screen to select  the normal kernel.
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>>  I assume I am in BASH, and it saysType 'exit 'when finished.
>>root @XyzWeek:"# exit
>>exit
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>>The system has reached a state where there are no jobs running. Ashell will 
>>be spawned so that you may start such jobs that are necessary.
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>>and the whole cycle starts all over again, each time I do as directed... I 
>>tried rebooting, the same thing all over again.
>>Now the screen says:
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>>>----- Don and/or Mila Trombley <donmila at shaw.ca> wrote:
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>>>>I don't know what I did, when I went  and tried to see what BASH  was
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>>>>about, and not knowing what command closes BASH, closed down the
>>>>computer,....and when
>>>>I tried to reboot the following day, and for some time afterwards, The
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>>>>system would not allow me to get the desktop. Apparently,
>>>>root@ XyzWeek:/# crops up. I typed in the " OEM "  and my password...
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>>>>Then I get Login Incorrect. . . I tried "oem" . . . after a number of
>>>>tries
>>>>comes the following: Login timed out after 60 seconds. Then Ubuntu
>>>>6.10
>>>>XyzWeek ttyl ...How do I handle this, so I can continue?
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>>>-- 
>>>Myles A. Braithwaite
>>>http://claimid.com/myles
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