dell "inspiron n5010" with ubuntu 12.10 does not start after upgrade
dreadpiratejeff at gmail.com
Thu Apr 11 19:14:11 UTC 2013
:/ that's interesting... so you can boot with the DVD but not after
installing. That says to me either a weird kernel problem or more
likely a video driver one. It would be very helpful to know how far
in the boot process you get then. Since your're installing fresh,
however, does Raring work?
On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 9:05 AM, Tomas Alberto Ramirez Andujar
<tramirez at ucp.cm.rimed.cu> wrote:
> I was able to access /var/log with the 12.10 dvd, since i was unable to
> access the system itself.
> I will proceed as suggested by you,
> Thanks. Tommie
> On 4/10/2013 10:46 PM, J wrote:
>> I really can't help much given how little we know here, but... how
>> exactly are you checking /var/log if the system doesn't boot?
>> And even if you CAN access /var/log, you won't see anything anyway,
>> because your Inspiron is hanging long before the syslog facility has
>> started and is capable of writing logs to disk.
>> Try booting, edit the entry for your kernel and remove the "quiet" and
>> "splash" entries from the kernel line, that may let you at least see
>> the console messages up to the point where it hangs.
>> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 10:03 PM, Tomas Alberto Ramirez Andujar
>> <tramirez at ucp.cm.rimed.cu> wrote:
>>> I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 onto my Dell Inspiron N5010 and
>>> i do an aptitude upgrade, and reboot... it just stays LOADING but nothing
>>> more, any suggestions. I checked under /var/log for possible errors but i
>>> not seem to see it.
>>> Tomas Alberto Ramirez Andujar, msc.
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