[Ubuntu Chicago] Hardy upgrade problems
wally at valters.net
Sat Aug 9 21:24:18 BST 2008
take the highest number that is for ubuntu 7.10
On Sat, Aug 9, 2008 at 11:27 AM, Tracy O'Dowd <tracy.odowd at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Wally,
> I have two kernel options that are not recovery mode...is there a way to
> know which one I had previously?
> Thank you.
> 2008/8/9 Wally Valters <wally at valters.net>
> Whne you reboot, first make sure you are selecting your "OLD" item from the
>> GRUB menu.
>> You should be able to get into the system with those, since they use the
>> pre-upgrade kernel.
>> Recovery mode is juts a console logged in as root (as you noticed).
>> What happens when you try and log in using the non-recovery option from
>> On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 5:41 PM, Tracy O'Dowd <tracy.odowd at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Hi there,
>>> I'm hoping I can get some help through this list. Here goes.
>>> I have a Dell that came with Gutsy already installed. I was upgrading to
>>> Hardy through the update manager, and it froze with 7 minutes left in the
>>> installation process--not the computer, just the upgrade.
>>> I restarted the computer, and as soon as I log in, it freezes completely.
>>> I can get in through GNOME and presumably other options, but other than the
>>> terminal, my computer is not functional at this time.
>>> I went into recovery mode, and it leaves me with root at dell-desktop:~#,
>>> and I note that I also get "Profile /etc/apparmor.d/usr.sbin.cupsd failed to
>>> load" and "Setting kernel variables
>>> error: "vm.mmap_min_addr" is an unknown key" saying that the latter
>>> failed as well.
>>> I'm still fairly new to Linux. Some things I've been able to fix through
>>> the forums, but I am over my head on this one.
>>> Any help would be very greatly appreciated.
>>> Thank you,
>>> Ubuntu-us-chicago mailing list
>>> Ubuntu-us-chicago at lists.ubuntu.com
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