Linuxmint 14 won't load after install

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Linuxmint 14 won't load after install

Postby johnzena on Sat Dec 08, 2012 7:06 am

I have installed linuxmint 14 on my computer (linuxmint 13 worked just fine) from the beginning using the install CD and it installed just fine, but when it asked me to remove the disk and restart the computer it would just hang on boot up (the last step before loading the program). The hard drive I installed it on is the primary hard drive in cmos for boot up. I even disconnected all other hard drives on computer and still hangs on reboot. Any ideas? Thanks
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Re: Linuxmint 14 won't load after install

Postby kc1di on Sat Dec 08, 2012 7:25 am

couple questions do you get the grub splash screen when you boot?

And what is your Video Card?
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Re: Linuxmint 14 won't load after install

Postby johnzena on Tue Dec 11, 2012 5:59 pm

No I don't. It just hangs on blank screen. No signs of splash screen anywhere. I have an nvidia based video card.
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Re: Linuxmint 14 won't load after install

Postby Dngrsone on Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:17 pm

Do you have any devices connected to USB?

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Re: Linuxmint 14 won't load after install

Postby kc1di on Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:18 am

Ok here's what I'd try first
go to the page below and download and run boot repair first see if that fixes the problem.
if not please list the log page it gives you.

Try that first then we will go from there.
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair
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Re: Linuxmint 14 won't load after install

Postby johnzena on Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:57 am

I will how it to you tomorrow
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Re: Linuxmint 14 won't load after install

Postby kamenrider on Sun Dec 16, 2012 9:25 am

Thank you kc1di. I had the same problem and this using Ubuntu boot repair worked for me. What's weird though is that yesterday even after rebooting Mint (14 mate) worked fine but this morning I got a black and white screen. I have now reinstalled and did the boot repair again and it seems to be working well again. If the problem persists Iĺl post here. Thanks again kc1di.
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Re: Linuxmint 14 won't load after install

Postby johnzena on Tue Dec 18, 2012 8:42 pm

I get nothing, and still doesn't work. Do you think it has anything to do with me having a solid state drive?
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Re: Linuxmint 14 won't load after install

Postby kc1di on Wed Dec 19, 2012 6:46 am

johnzena wrote:I get nothing, and still doesn't work. Do you think it has anything to do with me having a solid state drive?

That could be.
here is a thread that may be of help:
http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=112450
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Re: Linuxmint 14 won't load after install

Postby johnzena on Wed Dec 19, 2012 8:51 pm

I just installed it on my laptop no problem, that has the conventional (non-solid-state) hard drive.
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