Re: Quantal (12.10) Know bugs and work arounds
I installed 12.10 and ran into a problem similar to that in 12.04 -- after a full, successful install, booting would only get a CLI and the (intramfs) prompt.
After some searching, I found and confirmed that the following minor change gets it booting again:
Add "rootdelay=90" to the linux command line parms.
I tried this by first editing boot.cfg -- and it worked great.
Then, I used Grub-customizer to insert this into the default commandline parms, and ran update-grub.
So, if your install appeared to go OK but you now get a text mode screen with (intramfs), try this -- it may work for you.
Mint 15 & 16; MS Win7 & Win8.1.
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