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Re: Grub boot of new install.

On Mon, Sep 03, 2007 at 04:27:56PM -0700, john@wexfordpress.com wrote:
> On Sep 3, 4:00 pm, "Douglas A. Tutty" <dtu...@porchlight.ca> wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 03, 2007 at 11:29:08AM -0700, j...@wexfordpress.com wrote:
> > > Both Debian and Ubuntu show this peculiar trait. When I boot and
> > > select the first choice from the grub menu the OS goes into a loop. I
> > > sign on and then it does another hard boot ultimaely preenting me the
> > > rub menu again. .   But the single user boot seems to work. However it
> > > is as advertised, just single user.
> >
> Ah a wierd solution. I found that the usb plug for my scanner was half
> in and half out. (I just replaced some hardware.) When I seated it
> properly the boot process righted itself. Onward and upward!

I'm curious, were there no error messages to the screen or to a log, or
does this cause an error at the BIOS level?

Good catch in any case.


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