bad Utopic update?
mail at kai-mast.de
Fri Aug 29 18:16:08 UTC 2014
Just an idea: Sometimes "sudo restart lightdm" magically fixes such
On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 2:13 PM, Adam Dingle <adam at medovina.org> wrote:
> I normally run Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic) - it has been quite stable for
> months now. This morning I applied software updates as usual,
> attempted to reboot and saw a blank black screen with a mouse cursor
> and nothing more. I used Ctrl+Alt+F1 to switch to a console and
> logged in. As I did so, I saw these messages:
> [544.201533] system-logind: Failed to start unit
> user at 1000.service: Unknown unit: user at 1000.service
> [544.201586] system-logind: Failed to start user service:
> Unknown unit: user at 1000.service
> 'ps -ef' showed that the X server was running. I didn't attempt to
> debug much further - I needed a working machine, so I made a fresh
> overinstall from a daily ISO of 14.10. That worked for a few hours,
> but then after another reboot I was stuck at a blank screen again.
> Has anyone else seen this? I think I'll have to drop back to Trusty
> until this can be fixed. Thanks -
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