View Full Version : [ubuntu] unable to start X after upgrade

May 6th, 2012, 04:03 PM
Host - ubuntu 11.04 desktop
VM - ubuntu 10.04 desktop
Virtualizer Oracle VirtualBox

After upgrade the VM to 12.04 LTS, on reboot only a black sreen was displayed.

Drop to root shell on restart

# startx /usr/bin/gnome-session
Faital server error:
Could not create lock file in /tmp/.tX0-lock
ddxSikGiveUp: Closing log

# ls -l /tmp

drwx----- 2 root root 4096 ....

# chmod 1777 /tmp

chmod: changing permisions of '/tmp': Read-only file system

Pls help. TIA