New kernel from update June 4 2010

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at
Fri Jun 4 20:03:22 UTC 2010

NoOp wrote:
> On 06/04/2010 12:07 PM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
>> Goh Lip wrote:
> ...
>>> If yes, follow his quote from the bug report, ie....
>>> Restart.
>>> Choose 2.6.32-22 (recovery mode)
>>> Repair broken packages
>>> Update grub bootloader
>>> Resume normal boot
> ...
>> I have a machine with just 10.04 installed. If I am hit with this
>> problem I want to be prepared.  How do I boot to the grub menu? I
>> thought it was holding down the shift key but that did not work.
>> Thanks,  Jim
> In this case, if your grub menu isn't showing on boot, just hit the Esc
> key at boot. You should then see the recovery mode kernel. Select that,
> &  it will take a little longer to boot w/lots of msgs on the screen.
> You'll then get a DOS like screen with the options for 'Repair Broken
> Packages' etc. Best way to do learn is to go and try it _before_ you
> update the kernel, that way you'll be familiar with the procedure.

This is exactly why I asked the  question, I want to be prepared. Goh 
Lip's advice to tap the shift key worked, where as holding it down did 
not.  Will take a look at what the esc key produces in a bit.

Thanks to both,  Jim

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