Ubuntu upgrade gone bad
k5di at zianet.com
Sat Nov 1 17:23:06 UTC 2008
Curtis Vaughan wrote:
> I was updating to 8.10 from Hardy Heron. It was already installing the
> software (so it was nearing completion) when I lost power. Now the
> computer won't boot. I don't remember the exact error, but something
> to the effect that something's wrong with the kernel.
> I decided to download the 8.10 CD, but it turns out there is no
> recovery mode on it. I'm wondering what actions I can take to restore
> something so I can complete the update.
> Thanks for any input!
First there is a fine recovery function on the 8.10 LiveCD but it is
not what you need.
Your problem I can't understand at all. It sounds like you were
Updating the 8.10 when power dropped. That should not be a problem. So
what really happened?
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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