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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    What was supposed to be two weeks became five. I hope I am not completley forgotten, because as soon as is possible I would like to continue on with this where I left off. I am going to take the time...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    Unfortunately I am at a temporary stopping point. My employer requires me to go off for two weeks to a place where I can not take any of my machines with me. I must leave early morning, so I must...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    I tried booting ubuntu without edits, i was given the sp5100_tco again. Replaced quiet splash and was given this after the scrolling information:

    [ 1.174720] microcode: Microcode Update...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    I shall do that, and then post the results.
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    ran the dpkg, this is what I was given.


    Setting up amd64-microcode (1.20120910-1) ...
    Using per-core interface to update microcode on online processors...
    update-inttramfs: deferring update...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    root@ubuntu:/# apt-get remove amd64-microcode
    E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo-dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.
    root@ubuntu:/# apt-get autoremove
    E: dpkg was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    came up after both.
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    x out the terminal and started back over. sudo su took me back to being:

    root@ubuntu:/#
    put everything in again, checked twice for mistakes, none. Hit enter:

    root@ubuntu;/#
    put in

    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    I hit q to quit and am now back at

    root@ubuntu:/#
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    So I tried going back from the beginning with:

    fdisk /dev/sda
    this gave me

    Command (m for help)
    So I hit m to see what it gave me:
    [code]Command action
    a toggle a bootable flag
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    Going to go back over your post, check to see if i missed something again. Just to be certain. And then try again.
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    corrected the issue with the typo and put it back in terminal, checked it over three times to be certain. No issues. Hit enter, and it gave me the prompt again:

    root@ubuntu:/#
    So no change, so...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    I am trying to force myself beyond the point of typos. My typing has made major improvements just through these past 14 pages. That, and again, i can only have one machine logged in at a time and my...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    For some reason, some of the spacing is off in that, not sure why. But I think in this case the spacing is not important. its the wording I am concerned with.
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    I posted that up as much to get suggestions on how to dig through as to have a copy in a place other than the terminal so I can read through it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    sudo su
    root@ubuntu:/home/ubuntu# TARGET=/media/sda1
    root@ubuntu:/home/ubuntu# mkdir -p $TARGET
    root@ubuntu:/home/ubuntu# mount /dev/sda1 $TARGET
    root@ubuntu:/home/ubuntu# mount -bind /dev...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    Yes, you are correct, some how the "still in the same terminal" managed to escape me as I moved through this. I apologize.
    I decided to put them in individualy:

    sudo su TARGET=/media/sda1
    this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    I shall try that now.
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    I am not seeing any issues in what I put into terminal in comparison to what you gave me. So maybe I am doing something wrong?


    TARGET=/media/sda1
    mkdir -p $TARGET
    mount /dev/sda1 $TARGET...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    The fdisk listed it as being in /dev/sda1

    Now the second set of code you gave me I ran, and it gave me:

    chroot: cannot change root directory to /media/sda1: No such file or directory
    I am...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    I am back to the point where the only way I can get to a desktop is by using the "try Ubuntu" on the disk. But at least that works. I was partialy afraid that not even the disk would get me back to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    And the same for the 17. I am beginning to think I may need to go back to the disk and start over. Whatever I damaged by accident must have been important.
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    the 3.5.0-26-generic gave me the same. acpi=off did not make a difference.
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    Yes, recovery mode. Will try the older two next.
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    [ubuntu] Re: I have as of yet to see my desktop

    I was past the need for nomodeset, but then i managed to mess something up when I was in as root. Already tried going back to using that but it did nothing for me now.
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