Start Up Screen Freezes When Loading Ubuntu

August 27, 2010 at 17:10:39
Specs: Ubuntu 10.04, AMD 2.0GHZ 512 MB RAM
I installed Ubuntu on a drive with Windows 2000. When the PC boots you have the choice to select Windows or Ubuntu. I choose Ubuntu and the start up screen pops up and the dots at the bottom change color and the hard drive light on the PC is flashing. After about 1 minute the dots stop moving as well as the hard drive. It then freezes and the PC has to be restarted.

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August 31, 2010 at 15:27:13
At the boot menu you mentioned earlier, try the Recovery Mode option for Ubuntu. This should display more diagnostic information, and can help determine the problem.

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