Ubuntu upgrade gone bad

Charlie Kravetz cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Sat Nov 1 23:14:34 UTC 2008

On Sat, 1 Nov 2008 17:15:06 +0000 (UTC)
Curtis Vaughan <cavaughan at gmail.com> 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!

I think you will find the recovery mode on the alternate installation
cd instead of the live cd. 

good luck,

Charlie Kravetz 
Linux Registered User Number 425914          [http://counter.li.org/]
Never let anyone steal your DREAM.           [http://keepingdreams.com]

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list