[xubuntu-users] Boot hanging before login appears - how to fix?

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Sat Mar 30 13:07:10 UTC 2013


On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 01:08:55PM +0100, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Chris Green wrote:
> > Well it has been fixed by updating, since yesterday the following have
> > been changed:-
> > 
> >     Setting up libisc83 (1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4.2ubuntu3.2) ...
> >     Setting up libdns81 (1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4.2ubuntu3.2) ...
> >     Setting up libisccc80 (1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4.2ubuntu3.2) ...
> >     Setting up libisccfg82 (1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4.2ubuntu3.2) ...
> >     Setting up libbind9-80 (1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4.2ubuntu3.2) ...
> >     Setting up liblwres80 (1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4.2ubuntu3.2) ...
> >     Setting up bind9-host (1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4.2ubuntu3.2) ...
> >     Setting up dnsutils (1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4.2ubuntu3.2) ...
> > 
> > ... and now it boots OK!  :-)
> 
> Great - this morning it worked for me as well and I thought it was just 
> one of the days where X started without a problem. But isn't it strange 
> that updates for DNS libraries would fix this problem? Now let's hope 
> that the problem is really fixed by the updates.
> 
I guess it could be some sort of name look-up problem delaying and/or
preventing the login manager from running, it does depend on finding a
valid name for the host system.

-- 
Chris Green




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