I hate to say it, Jeff, but I think you're the victim of bad timing. If it's any consolation, it's not an issue with the 2.6.39 kernel.JeffShepherd wrote:Hi everyone,
I've just spent ages updating LMDE, rebooted so I start with the latest kernal bu the desktop doesn't start up. I get a screen like ctrl alt F1 has been pressed asking me to login, pressing ctrl alt F7 only bought up a black screen with a flashing cursor.
I have tried rebooting and selecting the old kernal from Grub but get the same result.
Is there anything I can do or do I have to reinstall again from scratch and do all the updates again?
This is the worst breakage I've seen since LMDE was released, but Clem and the gang are pursuing a thorough solution so it won't happen again.mintupdate-debian wrote:If you are using a binary nVidia/ATI driver, be careful when upgrading MESA packages. If the update requires the removal of your driver, ignore it for now and wait for Update Pack 2 to update MESA. In particular, be cautious with the following package updates:
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