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After upgrading to 11.04 on a Dell Dimension E310 I cannot login. My keyboard and mouse have locked up. I would like to escape to GRUB2 to allow me to investigate the problem I have. I cannot even boot from a LiveCD or USB stick.

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Holding down the Shift key during boot should stop the boot process at the GRUB prompt.

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Thank you James...moving on to 11.10 – user32644 Nov 7 '11 at 4:30

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