Kubuntu no longer launches properly (Lucid Lynx 10.04)

Discussion in 'Linux Guest OS Discussion' started by Artd, May 2, 2010.

  1. Artd


    The upgrade to Lucid Lynx from Karmic on Parallels Desktop 5.0 was flawless, but when I restarted the system—and this has happened every time since the upgrade—the following happens:

    Normal Parallels boot screen appears. This may be followed a very low-res Kubuntu boot screen which appears briefly. It then launches into several blink-and-you-miss-it messages.

    Alternatively, several lines that end in the text "unreliable DMA position" appear.

    In any case, after all that comes the following:

    After logging in and getting generic computer/login information and the "Welcome to Ubuntu!" message comes the following:

    Running the above command gets me this:
    The problem is, this is a virtual machine and I am not given any boot options upon starting the VM (other than a checkbox in the "Configure" dialog to give me the option to select a boot drive). Help would be greatly appreciated.
  2. enkaytee

    enkaytee Bit Poster

    This is related to the 64 bit version of Kubuntu

    I had the same problem when I upgraded 9.10 64 bit to 10.04. A clean install of 32 bit 10.04 into a new vm works fine.

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