10.04 rc update problems
g.lip at gmx.com
Mon Apr 26 16:35:25 UTC 2010
On 04/27/2010 12:16 AM, Kjetil Halvorsen wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 22:41, Goh Lip <g.lip at gmx.com
> <mailto:g.lip at gmx.com>> wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Apr 2010 22:07:57 -0400
> Kjetil Halvorsen <kjetil1001 at gmail.com
> <mailto:kjetil1001 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > I have a dual-boot machine with two installed systems, both ubuntu.
> > One is 10.04 RC 64 bits (the one I am using now), which have none
> > problems. On the other partition (my main use partition), I have
> > ubuntu 32 bit system. On that partition I had 9.10 installed, and
> > upgraded, using the usual process, to the RC. The process went mostly
> > smooth (I had to start it 3 times, first restart because of internet
> > connection problems, second restart because of some truoble with some
> > openoffice package, which I solved by using synaptic to deinstall
> > openoffice). then everything went smooth until the update manger
> > said : almost finished, need to restart to finish. Restarted, but now
> > in grub the new system did not appear, appeared images for 9.10 in
> > its place. trying to start this, as expected did not work. the I run
> > sudo grub-update, now the new system appeared, but started only in
> > text mode, not with gnome!
> > ¿What to do?
> > kjetil
> At text mode, can you log in? (it will prompt for password),
> update and upgrade (at text mode)
> Then type 'dpkg-reconfigure gdm'.
> Then 'startx' or 'sudo gdm start'.
> Hopefully you will be at graphics mode.
> Good luck - Goh Lip
> I did as proposed, and now under the boot process it starts the new
> violet splash screen, but then changes opinion and dumps into a text
> shell! Any other ideas?
Yes, at grub boot, line 'linux..........', delete 'splash' and 'quiet'
Regards - Goh Lip
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