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Old 06-09-2009, 09:33 AM   #1
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Xubuntu Booting problem

I just installed Xubuntu 8.1 on my VM WARE machine(virtual machine).the installation was successfully completed and then it prompted me to remove my disc from the cd tray and restart the system.

I did so and a Memory check (over a blue screen) started which continued for hours.(2.5 hrs) and still didnt' complete.There were choices for escape,which when i pressed led to the same Memory check.Can you tell me how to go over this problem.??

Old 06-09-2009, 09:43 AM   #2
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That's pretty strange..?

however, it may have been the reboot; try using shutdown instead.
Then restart Xubuntu of VHD, not cd
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i just finished installation and whatever i do,be it a power off or a restart everything results in that stupid memory check screen appearing time and again.and even when it says Memory check complete,press escape,when i do press escape it goes to the memory check screen again!
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That sounds as if memtest was somehow selected as the default boot option in grub and there was no timeout or too short a timeout to change that in the menu. You'll want to boot from CD again and check the menu.lst or grub.conf file in /boot/grub in the virtual machine.



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