MY LAPTOP IBM R50P MOUSE AND CD DRIVE NOT WORKING
ashwin1711 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 05:22:22 BST 2009
DEAR SIR,MANY THANKS FOR UR HELP.I GOT MY REAL HOME AND USER NAME,BUT
AGAIN PROBLEM IS THAT MY IBM LAPTOP R50P CD DRIVE AND MOUSE NOT WORKIN
PLEASE HELP ME.
THE ERROR MSG IS FAIL TO INITIALIZE HAL.
On 8/31/09, ashwin1711 <ashwin1711 at gmail.com> wrote:
> HELL FRIENDS,
> I AM HAVING PROBLEM WITH MY LAPTOP BY FAULT I CHANGE THE FILE FROM
> HOME. I CHANGE IT FROM USERS AND GROUP.IT WAS IN BEFORE HOME/ASHWN AND
> I CHANGED IT HOME/ASHWIN
> AFTER LOGOUT I GOT FOLLOWING ERROR MSG IN BLACK SCREEN.AND AFTER TO
> REACH FINAL I COUD NT GET ENTERED COZ I COULD NOT MOVE MY MOUCE ON OK
> BUTTON WHICH MSG COMES IN FINAL.PLZ HELP ME
> On 8/31/09, Graham Todd <grahamtodd2 at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 31 Aug 2009 18:23:02 +0530
>> ashwin1711 <ashwin1711 at gmail.com> uttered these words:
>>> > CHOWN: invalid group: 'syslog:adm'
>>> > ---its 16 line---
>>> > starting kernel log daemon
>>> > chown: invalid group:'klog:klog'
>>> > ---it is written 2 times---
>>> > after 15 min it run and final msg come like
>>> > user's $home/.dmrc file is being ignored.This prevents the default
>>> > session and language from being saved.file should be owned by user
>>> > and have 644 permissions.User's $Home directory must be owned by
>>> > user and not writable by other users
>> I haven't had the trouble the OP outlines, but I have had this message
>> pop up after entering my user name and password at the start.
>> I am using a variant of Ubuntu (yes, I know I shouldn't but its so much
>> easier) called "Ultimate Edition Linux 2.3" and its immediately obvious
>> why this message appears. I don't know if the version of Ubuntu copied
>> across ("Jaunty") suffer from sloppy programming or whatever, but when
>> you right click on the home folder in nautilus, you immediately see
>> that both "group" and "others" have permission to execute the home
>> directory. 644 permissions give only the user executable permissions,
>> but both "groups" and "others" to read and write but not execute the
>> This is a good link on permissions in Linux:
>> As I said, my setup does not use vanilla-flavoured Ubuntu and I have no
>> idea if the OP's system is similar to mine or vanilla Ubuntu. However,
>> I do know that trying to change the permissions caused a lot of
>> problems with existing packages, and I ended up by reinstalling.
>> The message still appears, and if I click on the OK button it
>> disappears without any apparent problem. The next install I make of
>> Ubuntu (Karmic?) will with the sources.list from my current system will
>> show me if this causes any conflicts.
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