9.10 upgrade not going well

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu Nov 5 19:15:16 UTC 2009

On 10/31/2009 09:22 PM, Jeremiah Perry wrote:
> Hello,
> I tried to upgrade to 9.10 today. I have been running 9.04 on my
> laptop and used the upgrade button on update-manager. Near the end of
> the upgrade, it informed me that the upgrade did not complete
> successfully. I do not know why. When I boot up my machine now, I am
> unable to boot the 2.6.31 kernel that karmic installed--when I select
> it, it just restarts the computer and puts me back in the grub menu. I
> am able to boot with the 2.6.28-16 kernel that I had with 9.04, but
> then when I get to the login screen and beyond, my touchpad does not
> work at all. It appears that I have a lot of the karmic distro
> installed but I am wondering if I am getting weird behavior because I
> can't use the newest kernel. Unfortunately, I am know little about
> such things so I am unable to tell what to do.

Did you get this sorted out? Try booting to recovery mode & select the
dpkg option.

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