Lee A. Stone
stonedge at myfastmail.com
Mon May 21 21:17:45 UTC 2012
May I ask if you are currently using Archlinux 3.3.6 ? I just did a
upgrade and reboot with no issues at all. Lee
On Mon, May 21, 2012 at
aerospace1028 at hotmail.com wrote:
> I did an upgrade to my archlinux system this morning. Everything appeared fine; but after a reboot of my system, the boot-process hangs and th system fails to load.
> I have a duel-boot with windows and I can still boot into windows.
> When I select arch at the grub screen, it starts to load but freezes up before speech-disptcher ever gets loaded.
> I had my dad look at the prompt for me. There was a message along the lines of:
> sh: failed to load tty. Job control is disabled.
> There was another message about typing exit to ignore and continue with the boot process. I did this, but it still failed.
> The actual prompt appears to be "root at fs /#" if that helps diagnose anything about the boot failure.
> I don't know much about the boot process before speakup (software synth) starts up and any sighted assistance I can get doesn't know linux.
> Does any one have an idea what could be causing the failure?
> I have my original archlinux CD that I installed from. It's a speakup modified disk. I've used it in the past as a live-cd to fix problems I had after an upgrade to grub. I can boot into that again and mount the physical partitian uner the live session and make adjustments, but I don't know what to look for or change.
> Can anyone help?
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