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Problems after reinstall

 
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heiowge
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 7:17 pm    Post subject: Problems after reinstall Reply with quote

I did a full reinstall. Everything was doing fine then an update told me to reboot. Now it won't load anything. I just get this:



Another reinstall? Sad
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What did you update? Did it include the kernel? If so, can you still boot from the old kernel?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm back on! It looks like it was a bad kernal update. 3.5.0-25 killed the box. 3.5.0-17 let me delete and reinstall it. Now back on the modern kernal and all's well.


Cheers. Very Happy
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