<Crtl> <D> required to contiue boot process

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<Crtl> <D> required to contiue boot process

Postby technoshaun on Tue Apr 05, 2011 5:31 pm

My on board network card in my laptop took a major dive and I had to remove and replace it with a USB WiFi device. However, when it went out it caused a problem in the start up and I'm getting prompted with entering the Root password to perform maintenance or <Ctrl> <D> to continue booting. Plymouth will not load at all. Does anybody know where I can look to fix this? I'm sure a reinstall would fix it but I would prefer to not use that option unless all else fails.
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Re: <Crtl> <D> required to contiue boot process

Postby Roken on Tue Apr 05, 2011 5:43 pm

Check grub when you start up to make sure that you are not booting into recovery mode
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Re: <Crtl> <D> required to contiue boot process

Postby technoshaun on Wed Apr 06, 2011 1:02 pm

No I wish it was only that simple. This prompt comes up just before GDM is called to load so I'm assuming its something in the X-windows start up routine that somehow got flagged.
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