On Wed 17 May 2017 at 13:41:03 -0400, Luis Finotti wrote:
> I've installed stretch from a DI RC3 image (from here:
> a couple of weeks back on an old Dell Inspiron Mini 1018.
Is this the only OS on the machine?
> The install went without a problem and I could reboot just fine. I then
> updated it, installed LXDE and a few more packages, but after that I cannot
> reboot. Even in recovery mode it gets stuck. It seems that the point at
> which it gets stuck varies, but it never finishes booting.
Installing extra packages (if that is all you ever did) should not lead
> Since I don't get a prompt, I don't know how to get more info. Since I
> could reboot, I don't think it was an installation problem.
You obviously get the GRUB menu. When it appears hit the "c" key and type
What is do "prefix=" and "root=" say?
Press the Esc key and hit the "e" key when the OS to be booted is
What does "set root=" say?