[xubuntu-users] speeding up Xubuntu 7.10 by upgrading kernel to 686?

Radomir Dopieralski xubuntu at sheep.art.pl
Tue Nov 27 05:19:57 UTC 2007

Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 09:12:40PM -0800: 
> install a kernel for a 686. The documentation said to type "sudo
> apt-get install linux-686" from the command line. I was logged in as
> root, so I typed the above w/out "sudo". I got a bunch of errors, all
> of which contained the text "Buffer I/O error on device sda1, logical
> block".

I don't want to worry you, but these kinds of errors usually mean
a hardware failure of the sda1 disk (probably a hard disk in this case).

Try booting in the recovery mode and running fsck on that disk, possibly
with -c option to check for bad blocks.

Radomir `The Sheep' Dopieralski <http://sheep.art.pl>
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