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Old 07-10-2008, 04:04 AM   #1
Rahk
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Not loading GUI after driver install


Hello there, i am quite new to linux. So i recently installed Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy.

Anyway after a month or so of configuring everything i need that i have on my current windows desktop, i've stumbeled over a problem. The sound suddenly dissapeared entirely, so i read through some other posts and how to's to get the sound back working, after following one of the how to's it required me a reboot, but once i got all loaded up again all i get is something alone the lines :
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Starting up...
Loading please wait...
kinit: name_to_dev_t(instert long path here)
Kinit : trying to resume from (same long path)
kinit: No resume image, doing normal boot...
Ubunut 8.04.1 (laptop name) tty1
login:
Pretty much i just get a command line login and thereafter all i get is a command line.

Any help would be appreciated, i tried a package repair, a mem check... neither helped a bit.

Any other details needed please ask.
 
Old 07-10-2008, 04:16 AM   #2
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Login and type startx,then when you're in GUI open /etc/inittab and change a number in id:1:initdefault from 1 to 3 and save the file.That should do.
 
Old 07-10-2008, 04:18 AM   #3
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Instead of booting into the normal kernel, boot into Recovery Mode. That now has an option which says something like "Try to recover X-Server" Try that.
 
Old 07-10-2008, 04:22 AM   #4
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Login and type startx,then when you're in GUI open /etc/inittab and change a number in id:1:initdefault from 1 to 3 and save the file.That should do.
Thanks that seemed to work.

Arochester: Ye i tried that already didn't really work..

Thanks for the help though guys, appreciate it
 
Old 08-01-2008, 10:33 PM   #5
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Hey!!!

I can't find the file/directory in my Ubuntu files. I have a inittab.vim file however.

Philip

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