HELP!

Myles Braithwaite myles at monkeyinyoursoul.com
Sun Jan 7 21:21:47 UTC 2007


The real issue here is that ubuntu dose not tell or allow your to set
the root password. So being able to login this way will not work.

Don and/or Mila Trombley wrote:
> 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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