Ubuntu on Lenovo x61s - Help needed

Peter petergoggin at bigpond.com
Fri Sep 4 02:10:05 UTC 2015


I have searched the internet and while other people have had the same 
problem, I do not see how I can apply their solutions to my machine. 
(probably because I do not know enough about Ubuntu. My version is 14.04

If I reinstall Ubuntu using the same passwords as in the original 
installation will my existing home directory and its contents be 
overwritten? I need to get the system going and retain the data. The 
last good backup is May 19th. The latter backups were on an external 
disk which has failed

Regards

Peter Goggin



On 03/09/15 22:42, Peter wrote:
> I have ubuntu installed on an Lenovo x61s laptop. Yesterday the 
> systembooted and worked without any proble. Today it boots as far as 
> asking for the encryption password. It then comesup with
>  BusyBox v1.21.1 {Ubuntu 1:1.21.0-1ubuntu1)built - in shelol (as)
> enter help for list of built in commands
> (initramfs)
>
>
> What does this mean and how can I get the system to complete booting?
>
> Regards
>
> Peter Goggin
>




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