10.04 rc update problems

Kjetil Halvorsen kjetil1001 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 17:09:35 UTC 2010


On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 12:35, Goh Lip <g.lip at gmx.com> wrote:

> 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
> >
> >     Thanks!
> >
> >   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
>
>
>     sorry, but I don 't understand!

Kjetil

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