Re: Frozen on first boot. No kernel loaded.
You should have a backup of your important data before making changes to your computer's operating system or partitions.
Originally Posted by MerlynMagdalen
I recommend a backup no matter how the operating system is installed. I have seen catastrophic results for people installing using any method.
It is easy to make a mistake, and sometimes trying to fix the mistake when you haven't had experience can make things worse.
Last edited by Old_Grey_Wolf; September 22nd, 2012 at 01:32 AM.
Use whatever OS or desktop works for you. Backup your computer regularly, and definitely before updating, upgrading, or partitioning.