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Re: System won't boot in 11.10
2011/10/14 Lance <lbsolost@xxxxxxxxx>
> My initial thoughts:
> #1: When booting the live CD, just after selecting language, select "Check
> disc for defects". It takes several minutes to complete. If that shows no
> defects found move to step #2:
> #2: When rebooting the live CD select language and with "Try Lubuntu w/o
> installing" highlighted press F6 which will display several optional boot
> parameters. From there select "nomodeset" using the arrow keys, press enter
> to apply (you'll know it's applied by an "x" next to it), then press Esc.
> Now the "nomodeset" boot option will be applied when you boot. That's
> sometimes helpful troubleshooting graphics card compatibility issues with
> the Xserver. Let us know what happens,
> --- On *Fri, 10/14/11, Jean-Pierre Vidal Piesset <jpxsat@xxxxxxxxx>*wrote:
> From: Jean-Pierre Vidal Piesset <jpxsat@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] System won't boot in 11.10
> To: lubuntu-desktop@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Friday, October 14, 2011, 6:58 AM
> The screen turns off after showing the menu "try lubuntu, install
> lubuntu, ..."
> What GPU do you use?
> Did you MD5 test the ISO you burned and did you burn as slowly as possible?
> The MD5 test is correct on both Lubuntu & Ubuntu discs, both burned as
> slowly as possible. The hardware is a quad core with dual graphics (i know
> is far from lubuntu target, but i love lubuntu... what can i do!) an A8 AMD
> with an AMD Radeon HD 6620G.
> In 11.04 it works... :'(
Lance: thank you! after setting the boot with "nomodeset" at last i see my
"Lubuntu splashcreen" (even if it's the plymouth text-mode).
No errors were found when checking the disk for deffects...
Now i see "ubuntu@ubuntu:-$" and type "sudo lxdm" to start the session and
it doesn't work... in the other machines i tried this it does...
Oh, i forgot to say i'm using the 64bit version.