help with crashed system

Tom Masterson kd7cyu at
Wed Dec 30 18:12:00 UTC 2009

It would appear that grml may not work as the netbook uses a lpia 
processor and grml comes only in x86 and amd64 flavours.


On Wed, 30 Dec 2009, covici at wrote:

> Get the exact message and then use grml which does support brltty and
> fix your fstab.
> Tom Masterson <kd7cyu at> wrote:
>> I have a Dell Netbook which is running Ubuntu.  I am using a Baum
>> Bralleconnect 40 with usb.  My netbook is coming up with an error on
>> bootup that my wife tells me reads something like "error mounting a
>> device in /etc/fstab" and then gives me the option to go to a recovery
>> prompt. If I run brltty at that point it appears to come up but does
>> not find my display.  It is version 4.0 and was working with my
>> display earlier.  If I run lsusb I do get a list of stuff and it
>> appears to recognize it if I plug in a usb memory stick.  Can anyone
>> hlep with suggestions?  I would settle for speech at this point or is
>> this a case where we break out the usb cdrom and rebuild the system
>> from scratch?
>> Thanks
>> Tom
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