I have installed newest Nvidia drivers (from their site with the
.run file) on my laptop with Nvidia Geroce 420M.
After some time I decided to try out open source drivers there I went to
System Settings -> Software Sources -> Additional drivers and clicked Open source drivers and applied the changes.
After a reboot I have had no Unity panel shown when I logged into the system. So I googled a little and then removed all
nvidia-* packages (except
nvidia-common) and installed
nvidia-current-updates, rebooted and ... boom system won't load.
So I booted now from the livecd and got some logs from it
boot.log there is a line:
initctl: Event failed
(EE) Failed to load module "nv" (module does not exist, 0) (EE) Failed to load module "modesetting" (module does not exist, 0) ... (EE) open /dev/fb0: No such file or directory (EE) Screen 0 deleted because of no matching config section. (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module. Please see the (EE) NVIDIA(0): system's kernel log for additional error messages and (EE) NVIDIA(0): consult the NVIDIA README for details. (EE) NVIDIA(0): *** Aborting *** (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failing initialization of X screen 0
When I try to boot from recovery mode to any
repair filesystem, turn on networking etc. mode then I get something like :
Continuing will remount your / fillesystem in read/write mode and mount any other filesystem defined in /ect/fstab. Do you wish to continue ? fsck from util-linux 2.20.1 /dev/sda: clean 318818/10117120 files, 24047888/40467456 blocks .
What else can I provide to better illustrate the issue ?
All I can do is go to the root prompt in recovery mode but can't remount my filesystem in read/write mode (also I can't install packages because there is a
If I choose any other option than root shell then i got stuck as described here : safemode how long should it take clean and free up space