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My first post on this forum... Been funbling with ubuntu for about a month now and slowly starting to really like it. But I ran into a snag.
Yesterday I turned it on, booted Kubuntu and it freezes during boot at swap: Waiting for UUID=xxx. One step before that, it says fsck unable to detect wmid devices... not sure if that is the cause or not.
So I boot into 2.6.31-14 (same partition) and it ran perfectly.
After some more fiddling, I decide to uninstall 18.104.22.168 and reinstall which synaptics decided to install .16 instead.
After rebooting BOTH KERNELS fail with the same problem described above.
I tried to boot either kernel in rescue mode but all I get is snowy white boxes. I thought rescue mode is no graphics...
Out of desperation, during boot up I mashed atl, ctl and F1 and F2 and ctrl C and esc and somehow after beating on the keys like a rabid money, it booted up and worked.
I suspect when I reboot it will be broke again... how do I begin to troubleshoot? Do I need to just reinstall?
It's ok if I do, I made several partitions and have Ubuntu running in another partition as well as puppy in another one and XP... now how many newbs quadruple boot? LMAO!