HELP!

Don and/or Mila Trombley donmila at shaw.ca
Mon Jan 8 17:36:59 UTC 2007


Don and/or Mila Trombley wrote:

> Don and/or Mila Trombley wrote:
> Now I get the following: 
> Traceback (most recent call last)
>
>     File "/usr/sbin/oem-config-dm", Line 106, in ?
>        sys.exit (dm.run(*sys.argv(3:1))
>     File "/usr/sbin/oem-config-dm", line 64, in run
>        raise XstartupError, "Xserver failed to start after 60  seconds"
>     __Main__.XstartupError: Xserver failed to start after 60 seconds
>
> In reboot:  pressed <esc>
>     went into recovery mode    Then a whole lot of configuration 
> instruction code  (to fast for me to read, let alone copy down)
> then:
>       *Checking root file systems. . .                                 
> [ok]
> fsck 1.39 (29 May 2006)
>         *Mounting local file systems . . .
>         *Configuring network interfaces . . .
>         Setting up console font and keymap.
>
> root at DonMila: ~#_
>
> And when I try to type in:  ïnit 3  and the same for: init 5     
>  I get:  Login incorrect.        
>
>> 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.
>>>
>>>-Kyle
>>>
>>>  
>>>
>> 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:
>>>  
>>>
>>>>----- 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!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>    
>>>>
>>>>>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.
>>>>>
>>>>>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.
>>>>>      
>>>>>
>>>>  I assume I am in BASH, and it saysType 'exit 'when finished.
>>>>root @XyzWeek:"# exit
>>>>exit
>>>>
>>>>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.
>>>>
>>>>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:
>>>>    
>>>>
>>>>>----- Don and/or Mila Trombley <donmila at shaw.ca> wrote:
>>>>>      
>>>>>
>>>>>>I don't know what I did, when I went  and tried to see what BASH  was
>>>>>>
>>>>>>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
>>>>>>
>>>>>>system would not allow me to get the desktop. Apparently,
>>>>>>root@ XyzWeek:/# crops up. I typed in the " OEM "  and my password...
>>>>>>
>>>>>>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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>>>>>      
>>>>>
>>>>    
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>  
>>>
>>
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