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Old 08-05-2010, 12:45 PM   #1
irtiza zafar
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starting problems....plz help


I created a live usb and i am trying to boot linux, but after it starts a large written ubuntu screen when starting appears i.e its boot screen but it do not start and continues as if it is still loading
 
Old 08-05-2010, 12:58 PM   #2
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I think you can press the Esc to get a text screen that shows more info. In not so used to ubuntu but if it doesn't help try one of the F-keys or enter or space. But my first guess would be Esc.

This will probably explain more about the problem, since the current symptoms are very broad.
 
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Old 08-06-2010, 04:09 AM   #3
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starting problem plz help

You told me to press escape key i pressed it, and it says that

"(process:257) : Glib-warning:getpwu_idr():

failed due to unknown userid (0)
/init:line 7: can't open /dev/srr: No medium found

stdin:error 0"

I pressed other keys i.e enter space and f but nothing happened.
 
Old 08-06-2010, 03:01 PM   #4
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the Esc worked (it is needed to see what is on the screen instead of some picture without much meaning)

I don't know what the program is. or the /dev/srr, I hope somebody more used to ubuntu can take over from here, since I don't know much about the initscripts from ubuntu.

Probably it helps to specify the version of ubuntu.

you could try in the grub screen (if you have for a usb install) to start with a command interface.
 
Old 08-06-2010, 04:23 PM   #5
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today related post: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-linux-824620/
 
Old 08-07-2010, 06:16 AM   #6
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plz someone help me solve this problem plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz i am dieing
 
Old 08-07-2010, 02:13 PM   #7
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more information

i have tried now to start linux mint and again the linux does not start and on pressing esc it gives same error mentioned above when i tried ubuntu
 
Old 08-07-2010, 02:20 PM   #8
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Do you have a cd burner?
If so try a live cd, live usb's don't always work.
 
Old 08-07-2010, 03:05 PM   #9
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I do not know if that makes a decision you :
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/532984
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/531027

please post you solutions to this thread.
 
  


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