I bought our computer from Freegeeks with Ubuntu 8.04 installed. I upgraded from Ubuntu 8.04 to 10.04 on Thursday November 10. I have an ASUS P4P800SE with Intel P4@3GHZ.
Installation messages were: - Error loading Nautilus config info - Replaced customized /etc/login.defs - Replaced customized /etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf - 189 packages removed WARNING: Failed to read mirror file
When I rebooted:
the usual ASUS screen appeared, then "Loading GRUB" then "starting Up..." then "starting Up..." again then a blank screen (the monitor went dormant).
I rebooted, started GRUB and selected: kernel 2.6.32-35 generic I got the same results.
I rebooted, started GRUB and selected: kernel 2.6.24-29 generic
Here's what was displayed:
udevd : error getting socket: Invalid argument libudev:udev_monitor_new_from_netlink: error getting socket: Invalid argument Segmentation fault Gave up waiting for root device Common problems - Boot args (cat/proc/cmdline) - Check root delay - check root - Missing modules ALERT! /dev/disk/by_vvid/c59c6361 etc... does not exist. Dropping to a shell.
Then Busybox v1.13.3 started with the following prompt:
But my keyboard was locked.
It appears the hard drive cannot be found. Any suggestion on how to remedy this? Thank you.
Thank you all for your responses. I was hoping for a more elegant solution than a clean install. I'd prefer not to re-install all the software I've installed over the past 18 months.