Can't boot 14.04

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Sun Nov 6 15:57:03 UTC 2016


On 11/06/2016 07:37 AM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Sun, 6 Nov 2016 07:16:08 -0600, Jim Byrnes wrote:
>> Right now I am booted to 12.04 on the same machine.  What do I need to
>> do to fix the problem?
>
> Hi,
>
> you first need to find out the cause. Since you could access the 14.04
> install by a 12.04 session, take a look at the log files.
>
> If you suspect that the graphics driver does cause the trouble, start
> taking a look at the X log file and since it happens when logging in,
> take a look at the display manager's log files, starting with the
> greeter. Maybe the display manager is lightdm.
>
> $ sudo -i
> # grep EE /mount/point/var/log/Xorg.0.log
> # less    /mount/point/var/log/Xorg.0.log
> # less    /mount/point/var/log/lightdm/<some_log_file>
>
> Regards,
> Ralf
>
>

I'm not sure what log info is needed to figure out the problem. I have 
cut and pasted info from some logs that seems to indicate a problem. 
Maybe the most relevant is the sys.log that talks of a nvidia version 
mismatch. I can post the complete logs to pastebin if needed




from x-1-greeter.log:

** (unity-settings-daemon:3847): WARNING **: Unable to register client: 
GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.UnknownMethod: No such method 
'RegisterClient'

(unity-settings-daemon:3847): color-plugin-WARNING **: failed to get 
edid: unable to get EDID for output

g_dbus_connection_real_closed: Remote peer vanished with error: 
Underlying GIOStream returned 0 bytes on an async read 
(g-io-error-quark, 0). Exiting.
nm-applet-Message: PID 3830 (we are 3830) sent signal 15, shutting down...

(nm-applet:3830): libappindicator-WARNING **: Unable to send signal for 
NewStatus: The connection is closed
** (unity-settings-daemon:3847): WARNING **: Name taken or bus went away 
- shutting down

[+14.47s] DEBUG: Read 8 bytes from daemon
init: indicator-messages main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-bluetooth main process (3838) killed by TERM signal
init: indicator-bluetooth main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-power main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-datetime main process (3850) killed by TERM signal
init: indicator-datetime main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-sound main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-session main process (3862) killed by TERM signal
init: indicator-session main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-application main process (3883) killed by TERM signal
init: indicator-application main process ended, respawning
[+14.48s] DEBUG: Read 4 bytes from daemon
[+14.48s] DEBUG: unity-greeter.vala:605: Got a SIGTERM
[+14.48s] DEBUG: settings-daemon.vala:78: Failed to acquire name 
org.gnome.SessionManager
[+14.48s] DEBUG: settings-daemon.vala:105: Failed to acquire name 
org.gnome.ScreenSaver
[+14.49s] DEBUG: unity-greeter.vala:135: Failed to acquire name 
com.canonical.Unity
g_dbus_connection_real_closed: Remote peer vanished with error: 
Underlying GIOStream returned 0 bytes on an async read 
(g-io-error-quark, 0). Exiting.
init: indicator-messages main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-power main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-datetime main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-session main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-messages respawning too fast, stopped
init: indicator-application main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-session respawning too fast, stopped
init: indicator-datetime respawning too fast, stopped
init: indicator-application respawning too fast, stopped
init: indicator-power main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-power main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-power main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-power main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-power main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-power main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-power main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-power main process ended, respawning
init: indicator-power respawning too fast, stopped
[+14.97s] WARNING: unity-greeter: Fatal IO error 11 (Resource 
temporarily unavailable) on X server :1.


(unity-settings-daemon:3847): Gdk-WARNING **: unity-settings-daemon: 
Fatal IO error 2 (No such file or directory) on X server :1.

from syslog Nov 5:

Nov  5 08:47:46 Jims-1404 kernel: [ 1543.963922] NVRM: API mismatch: the 
client has the version 304.132, but
Nov  5 08:47:46 Jims-1404 kernel: [ 1543.963922] NVRM: this kernel 
module has the version 304.131.  Please
Nov  5 08:47:46 Jims-1404 kernel: [ 1543.963922] NVRM: make sure that 
this kernel module and all NVIDIA driver
Nov  5 08:47:46 Jims-1404 kernel: [ 1543.963922] NVRM: components have 
the same version.

from syslog Nov 6:

Nov  6 07:50:08 Jims-1404 kernel: [   15.874413] nvidia: module license 
'NVIDIA' taints kernel.
Nov  6 07:50:08 Jims-1404 kernel: [   15.874419] Disabling lock 
debugging due to kernel taint
Nov  6 07:50:08 Jims-1404 kernel: [   15.885214] nvidia: module 
verification failed: signature and/or required key missing - tainting
kernel

Nov  6 05:52:35 Jims-1404 kernel: [   18.147384] init: nvidia-prime main 
process (1144) terminated with status 127

from dpkg.log:

2016-11-05 08:45:03 startup archives unpack
2016-11-05 08:45:07 upgrade libcurl3-gnutls:amd64 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.9 
7.35.0-1ubuntu2.10
2016-11-05 08:45:07 status half-configured libcurl3-gnutls:amd64 
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304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
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<none>
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2016-11-05 08:46:31 status unpacked libnl-route-3-200:amd64 3.2.21-1ubuntu4
2016-11-05 08:46:31 status half-configured libnl-route-3-200:amd64 
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2016-11-05 08:46:31 status unpacked libnl-genl-3-200:amd64 3.2.21-1ubuntu4
2016-11-05 08:46:31 status half-configured libnl-genl-3-200:amd64 
3.2.21-1ubuntu4
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2016-11-05 08:46:31 configure libcuda1-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2 <none>
2016-11-05 08:46:31 status unpacked libcuda1-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
2016-11-05 08:46:31 status half-configured libcuda1-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
2016-11-05 08:46:31 status installed libcuda1-304:amd64 
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2016-11-05 08:46:31 configure nvidia-304:amd64 304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2 
<none>
2016-11-05 08:46:31 status unpacked nvidia-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
2016-11-05 08:46:31 status unpacked nvidia-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
2016-11-05 08:46:31 status half-configured nvidia-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
2016-11-05 08:47:17 status installed nvidia-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
2016-11-05 08:47:17 status triggers-pending initramfs-tools:all 
0.103ubuntu4.4
2016-11-05 08:47:17 configure nvidia-libopencl1-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2 <none>
2016-11-05 08:47:17 status unpacked nvidia-libopencl1-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
2016-11-05 08:47:17 status half-configured nvidia-libopencl1-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
2016-11-05 08:47:17 status installed nvidia-libopencl1-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
2016-11-05 08:47:17 configure nvidia-opencl-icd-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2 <none>
2016-11-05 08:47:17 status unpacked nvidia-opencl-icd-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
2016-11-05 08:47:17 status unpacked nvidia-opencl-icd-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
2016-11-05 08:47:17 status half-configured nvidia-opencl-icd-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
2016-11-05 08:47:17 status installed nvidia-opencl-icd-304:amd64 
304.132-0ubuntu0.14.04.2
2016-11-05 08:47:17 trigproc libc-bin:amd64 2.19-0ubuntu6.9 <none>
2016-11-05 08:47:17 status half-configured libc-bin:amd64 2.19-0ubuntu6.9
2016-11-05 08:47:17 status installed libc-bin:amd64 2.19-0ubuntu6.9
2016-11-05 08:47:17 trigproc initramfs-tools:all 0.103ubuntu4.4 <none>
2016-11-05 08:47:17 status half-configured initramfs-tools:all 
0.103ubuntu4.4
2016-11-05 08:47:32 status installed initramfs-tools:all 0.103ubuntu4.4

If there is some other info needed just ask.

Regards,  Jim





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