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Old 05-04-2009, 04:40 PM   #1
jim5930
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Long wait for Grub Menu and Blue Tooth USB error code "-100"


May 2nd, I made a mistake in Grub. I selected the “Windows NT 2000 XP” instead of “Windows XP Home”. Since then, it takes 90 seconds to get to the Grub menu (about a minute has been added).

In addition, as Ubuntu "starts up bar" begins, I get USB errors for USB adapters with a code number of “-100” with or without the USB blue tooth adapter installed.

Otherwise, everything works fine.

A little history: I started using Ubuntu Intrepid in December 2008 on a Desktop Sony VAIO Pentium 4 CPU @ 3.00 GHz that is dual booted with Windows XP Home and that has one a 180 GB hard drive. In March 2009, I got a cell phone and in April I started using “Voice Star” blue tooth USB adapter for communication between this computer and the cell phone. I left the adapter installed one time as I went from Windows to Ubuntu and things turned out fine as Ubuntu identified and installed a blue tooth icon on the task bar, but without application software in Ubuntu for my cell phone, I used blue tooth only in Windows XP.

Any and all suggestions are welcome.
 
Old 05-04-2009, 07:33 PM   #2
aus9
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hi

does your bios have any bluetooth configs?

2) 90 seconds to see the grub menu is bad....that should be fixed but leaping ahead to 3

3) when you boot into ubuntu...use root powers to edit the run level for /etc/rc5.d/....find *bluetooth and change the number from S to K
otherwise if nothing found...go into /etc/init.d and find the daemon for bluetooth and make it non-executable

4) or search for bluetooth software and maybe use it in Linux?

ok back to grub

did you do anything in grub before this?

can you post your /boot/grub/menu.lst pls

did you do anything in bios?

did you change any hardware?
 
  


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