New Ubuntu installs not loading

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Mon Feb 25 08:52:27 UTC 2008

On 25/02/2008, NoOp <glgxg at> wrote:
> Every time I've seen this (and I have a machine that I can reproduce
>  simpy by adding a defective hard drive or CD drive) the problem has been
>  hardware related. To troubleshoot, I usually unplug everything except
>  the drive that I need to boot with; if that works, then I start plugging
>  things back in one at a time until it fails. I'm sure there are easier
>  ways, but that always seems to work for me.
>  That said, this might be of some help:
>  <>

Thank you NoOp. I will try the irqpoll recommending in the article.

Is there no way to disable the Ubuntu logo at login and see the error
messages that are generated? I tried removing the "quiet" parameter
from grub but that did not surpress the Ubuntu graphic.

Dotan Cohen

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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