I just assembled a small box containing of a sata ssd, 4 GB ram and an Atom board (NM10 D2700 Cedarview on a Motherborad D270S from Foxconn). I tried to install a fresh Ubuntu on the system and run into an issue there. I tried these so far
- 64bit 13.10 & 12.04 LTS
- 32bit 13.10 & 12.04 LTS
The installation (not using an ubuntu one account, installing 3rd party software and making a swap and an ext4 partition for \ manually) runs without any problem. I select to prompt the user for the password and did not select auto login.
After the reboot the system starts, it displays the graphical login for a fraction of a second and then changes to this image:
The keyboard is still reactive (one can turn on/off Num Lock and Shift Lock) but it is not possible to switch to the consoles. the only thing that works seems to be Alt+ctrl+del for a reboot.
I swapped the ssd against an old 2.5 hdd containing a 12.04 32bit installation I used to run on another older atom box and it boots up just fine and runs. This indicates to me that the HW is not the cause here.
Any suggestions how I can get a fresh installation of 13.10 (64bit) running?