ubuntu-users Digest, Vol 14, Issue 43

ashley maher ashley.maher at didymodesigns.com.au
Wed Oct 5 06:05:09 UTC 2005


Thanks for the reply.

On Wed, 2005-10-05 at 15:56 +1000, ubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com
> From: "Michael R. Head" <burner at suppressingfire.org>
> Subject: Re: hory ==> breezy experience
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Message-ID: <1128490927.8769.40.camel at phoenix>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
> On Wed, 2005-10-05 at 14:55 +1000, ashley maher wrote:
> > 
> > then did teh final install as per the BreezyUpgradeNotes
> > 
> > ie sudo apt-get install ubuntu-base ubuntu-desktop
> > 
> > 
> > Unfortunatly things then go wrong.
> > 
> > If you boot as normal you get the gdm logon screen and it fails to
> > complete the boot.
> In what what does it fail?

>From the acceptance of the password it begins the usual cycle to the
desktop. It "freezes" at an orange screen. No keyboard entry available. 
> > If you go rescue mode all is good, start gdm you can log in with a
> > warning HAL failed to start.
> Note that rescue mode is not good for daily use,
hence my request for help.

Currently this is the computer I'm sending-recieving emails from using
evolution so going to gdm from rescue is a stop gap. Probably indicates
not alot is wrong. Just need to find the "needle in a hay stack" that is

>  but if you want to get
> hal going for testing purposes, you will have to start dbus yourself:
> # /etc/init.d/dbus start
> # /etc/init.d/gdm start

I'll try this.



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