[ubuntu-uk] start up problems

gord gordallott at gmail.com
Sun Feb 25 21:31:19 GMT 2007

On Fri, 2007-02-23 at 15:10 +0000, ged byrom wrote:
> I am having problems at start up. I am using kubuntu edgy. My problem is 
> that sometimes it starts up and sometimes it doesn't. Sometimes I get 
> "pc out of frequency" with some numbers in khz and hz. These numbers can 
> change. Sometimes I just get a blank screen and I can't get anything if 
> I press ctrl-alt-F1.
> It might start up 1 in 4 or 5 tries. It will sometimes start in another 
> kernel but sometimes it won't.
> I have edited my /boot/grub/menu.1st and removed "splash" and added 
> apm=power-off. It seemed to work at first but now I'm back to square 1.
> Can anyone suggest anything else to try.
> Does anyone out there know how I can get rid of the kubuntu screen so I 
> can see all of the loading up on a permanent basis.I know it's pretty 
> but I'd like to see what's going in and where it is hanging up

are you sure its ubuntu/linux that is not working here? might it be the
you could remove the usplash symlink in your /etc/RC0.d/ directory to
stop usplash (the loading screen) to just get a normal text output but
be sure to backup anything you start messing with :)
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