Computer won't restart if turn off!

Darren Mansell darren.mansell at
Fri Sep 21 12:35:32 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-09-21 at 08:26 -0400, Ashley Benton wrote:
> Hi, sorry to have been so long.
> I restarted the computer, pressed esc, and edited the boot parameters.
> Right now it is what is written on my screen:
> [ Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For
> the first word, TAB lists possible command 
> complexions. Anywhere else TAB list the possible
> complexions Of a device/filename. ESC at any time
> exits. ]
> rub edit> boot (and I added here) acpi=off noapic
> Is it OK and do I press escape now?
> Thank you for your answer
> Megan

Hi. Tried it myself just to make sure.

When the boot menu is counting down press escape.
Press e
Use the arrow key to select the line that starts 'kernel'
Press e
After the 'ro quiet splash' press space and type 'acpi=off noapic'
Press b

good luck.

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