On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 3:53 PM, Liam Proven <email@example.com> wrote:
On 26 October 2011 13:55, Verde Denim <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I got the latest updates yesterday and this morning and something has gone
> terribly wrong with my 11.04 laptop.
> On a reboot yesterday after the latest updates, I get a few lines of
> unreadable characters across the top of the screen and then this -
> FATAL: Error inserting vesafb
> (/lib/modiules/2.6.38-12-server/kernel/drivers/video/vesafb.ko): No such
> In looking at the directory, the file does exist.
> I did a reboot and brought up the last kernel (18.104.22.168) and got the same
> *I now have no graphics desktop.
> Any input as to how to correct this would be greatly appreciated as I use
> this at work.
Do you have an xorg.conf file in the `/etc/X11` folder? If so, rename
it to something else - e.g. xorg.conf.old - and reboot. May well get
I was able to get back up and running by using the older (generic) kernel. I'm looking into why this happened, but for the moment I'm up and running again. Since I use this machine at work, I can't take it down for long periods of time to diagnose these issues - I'll look into it again this weekend. Thanks for the input.
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