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hey, something weird happened. i typed sudo reboot, but it rebooted without asking me my password. is that normal?
anyway, it rebooted, and now i have a black screen untitled GNU GRUB version 1.97~beta4
(note that the text police has changed since the last time i was in this os choose thingy)
then there's a rectangle with 7 lines
ubuntu, linux 2.6.34-14-generic
ubuntu, linux 2.6.34-14-generic (recovery mode)
ubuntu, linux 2.6.28-13-generic
ubuntu, linux 2.6.28-13-generic (recovery mode)
memory test (memtest86+)
memory test (memtest86+, serial console 115200)
windows (loader) (on /dev/sda1)
Looks ok to me, select the first one if not selected and hit enter.Let's see if the 'sucker' will boot. And probably the shell didn't ask you for your password because you typed it in to execute a previous command and the 'timeframe' hasn't been passed, so all OK (hopefully)
ok, thanks a lot for your help eric.
it's midnight here too, and i still need to go to a party, lol.
i'll keep this post on until i'm sure that every issue is solved.
also, i would like (but not today) to review everything we've done (or at least some of it), so that you explain me what we did.
thanks all, i'll post some new questions soon.