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ted6
May 28th, 2014, 08:51 PM
Dear Forum,

I have Ubuntu 14.40 installed on an Asus 64 bit desktop machine, and it was working well. However, in the last couple of days the system upgraded the Kernel from 3.13.0-24 to 3.13.0-27.

The machine now fails to boot, and crashes just after the purple screen appears. It drops into a static text screen which seems to show that a number of modlues have loaded, but then something happens just after that and the system is crashed.

If I switch off and then start the machine again I get a screen offering ubuntu advanced options. If I select the advanced option, and then select to boot using Kernel 3.13.0-24, the machine boots normally.

Is there something that I have to do to get Kernel 3.13.0-27 to work?

In the mean time how can I make Kernel 3.13.0-24 the default boot option so that I don't have to switch the machine off and on again to get into the advanced options?

Best wishes,
Ted

sammiev
May 28th, 2014, 09:07 PM
Why not boot in advance mode and select the last kernel that work for you.