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Old 06-30-2008, 10:08 PM   #1
pbcustom98
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Lenovo X60 Kubuntu Hardy not booting past login screen


So last night I'm just listening to some music when I decide to go to sleep. I shut down normally, and today I go to boot up, it hangs as soon as I enter my login credentials.

I'm not really sure what information I can post as I'm not even sure where to start. Any advice?

If it makes any difference, I used the mini iso file with an external cd drive to install hardy on the X60, and from command line installed Kubuntu-desktop. I also encrypted my drive with the command line install.

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 07-01-2008, 02:22 PM   #2
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Hi,

Welcome to LQ!

If you get a grub menu, can you append 'single' to the invocation,
or do you have a menu entry for "safe mode" or something the like?



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Old 07-02-2008, 09:17 AM   #3
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Hi,

Welcome to LQ!

If you get a grub menu, can you append 'single' to the invocation,
or do you have a menu entry for "safe mode" or something the like?

Cheers,
Tink
well at the kde login screen, i can choose a failsafe session.

or when grub boots up, i can hit esc and then go to (recovery).

right now im trying to figure out how to mount my encrypted /dev/sda5 in backtrack 3 livecd or knoppix livecd to copy data off the drive and go from there.

can only do so much with a few hours a night to tinker.
 
  


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