For two days I've been trying to update and install packages on a Lucid 64-bit system. It's a fresh install and I've never had any problems with any apt-get commands before in the two years during which I've installed Ubuntu on everything I own. It just hangs at 0% [Waiting for Headers]. I can provide more information if needed.
I suspect his may have something to do with it: (copied from terminal output)
# deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS _Lucid Lynx_ - Release amd64 (20100816.1)]/ lucid main restricted
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu lucid main restricted #Added by software-properties
# See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
# newer versions of the distribution.
After a while trying to update, it trows out this error:
Code: Select allIgn http://ftp.mx.debian.org wheezy-updates/non-free Translation-en W: Imposible obtener http://security.debian.org/dists/wheezy/updates/main/binary-amd64/Packages 503 DNS error for hostname security.debian.org: Name or service not known. If security.debian.org refers to a configured cache repository, please check the corresponding configuration file.
I have tried changing repos, also i have verified with iceweasel the availability of the repo.
Ihave changed aldo the network setting from dhcpd to static.
I am using Debian wheezy, gnome desktop enviroment, although the DE is irrelevant.
My conections details:
Code: Select all eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 50:46:5d:b2:1b:2a inet addr:192.168.2.14 Bcast:192.168.2.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: fe80::5246:5dff:feb2:1b2a/64 Scope:Link UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:376446 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
I installed Debain Lenny as a dual boot with ubuntu 10.10. Chose not to install Grub legacy in the mbr or in any partition because I thought grub2 could handle it. All went well, updated grub2 in ubuntu and it found Debian, but when I try to boot into Debain it hangs at - waiting for root filesystem. I've searched, but can't fathom why this is happening, much less how to fix it without just reinstalling it.
Has anyone else been having problems with their wireless network connections since the network manager updates? I have two different networks that I connect to and have in the past had no problems since figuring out what files were missing and had to be either created or corrected and copied into the correct locations. I have tried everything I know to get my secondary wireless connection working to no avail(currently connected through my neighbors unprotected network), from deleting the connection, rebooting and recreating it, editing the files and copying them back into the correct locations and nothing works.
I have even had many crashes while using network manager. Using system-network-config eliminated the crashes but still does not allow the connection to connect. It attempts to connect and just hangs on waiting for authentication after prompting for the WEP key and clicking OK. What in the heck is going on since the devs created all these updates and have once again broken the most important aspect of any usable system, the network? I'm running F14 and KDE 4.6.1.
im trying to install FC15x64 over PXE and have 2 PCs , one is ok and second hangs right after "Waiting for hardware to initialize" with mess on screen i made a video so you can see: [URL] this is lshw output on FC12 on problem PC: work.massa.in.ua/lshw.txt
Yesterday, I think I did something stupid: I removed kernel-headers, gcc, glibc-devel and glibc-headers. My box is a CentOS 5.4 webserver (it has loads of packages installed, but that was done through Virtualmin config, so it's quite coherent all in all). The thing is that now I need to reinstall at least the headers and glibc, but hey! this is what I get :
been a programmer for a while; on windows mostly but I'm starting to learn all that I can about linux software.I've picked up a funky little NAS which has ssh access to its (i believe uLinux) environment. I've also managed to find a compiler for it (gcc compiled for ARM - GNU/Linux).The plot thickens.I've had some headaches but I've now managed to compile Apache2 without DSO support... so far so good.In getting this far I've been told by a number of people i will need "the headers" specific to the device (the NAS didn't come with source code).
Since Apache 2 (without DSO) compiled fine I know i definitely have some headers. But DSO won't build with errors that lead me to believe it may be a header issue.The question:So i have some headers which educated guess work suggests to me that these are the headers for the std c/c++ libraries.finding "the headers" to know what they are the headers for
I have several servers running Ubuntu Desktop. These servers are remote access only and do not have a monitor or keyboard attached normally. I'm running into problems with them occasionally getting hung up, after crashing, on the grub recovery mode screen. The only way for me to make them boot up is to hook up a keyboard and hit enter.
My /etc/default/grub file is default: GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true GRUB_TIMEOUT=10 GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian` GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=""
What do I need to change to disable the grub loader screen from coming up automatically ever, or at least to make the timeout work when it does happen?
I installed ubuntu on my MacBook Pro, and now I get the infamous "still waiting for root device" when booting mac os x. I couldn't find any solutions that worked (macbook pros don't have a BIOS, or any drives that are easily removable). Anyway, so I have ubuntu working, and I need some files from OS X before I would consider reinstalling, etc. So I mounted the drive, went to users, etc. and it says that "I don't have the permissions necessary to view the contents of ****".
I did chmod 777 /media/os x/Users/* but that led to "Could not access: No such file or directory" (there's a space between os and x, I think it counts it as two commands or something and I can't rename the drive). Any way to give myself the permissions to access my files, or maybe just to copy over the whole hard drive to my main computer, or maybe somehow solve the "still waiting for root device".
I upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 from 9.10 and when I try to boot into ubuntu now it goes to a screen where it says "waiting for /windows" and even after the loading bar is fully loaded it stuck on that screen. BTW I don't know if this will help but when I restarted it wouldn't work because grub was broken and I booted it 9.10 live CD and reinstalled it.
getting exactly the same error described here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+s...er/+bug/464020 and according to the people on there, doing "sudo dpkg --configure -a" fixes the problem...However when I try this I getQuote:dpkg: status database area is locked by another processI've tried restarting but that doesn't fix the problem.
I'm new on Ubuntu and while I was trying to download some software the following error appears; Waiting for other software managers to quit, I just read that the solution is to run manually 'sudo dpkg --configure -a'.
I'm not sure if this behavior is Ubuntu specific, but I thought this might be a good place to start. I'm currently running Karmic, though again I don't think it matters. I'm trying to get some experience with cron, since it seems like a handy thing to know. Putting together a script to play some chimes seemed like a simple way to do that. I've since fallen into (and crawled out of) a bunch of pitfalls, and will never make assumptions about the running environment again! Whatever I do, I can't seem to get cron to wait for mplayer to finish while it's running the script.
Here's what I've got: Code: #! /bin/bash ### depends on: libnotify-bin mplayer ### DISPLAY=:0.0 must be in crontab TIME=$(date +'%R, %a %e %b') #MIN=$(date +'%M') #HR=$(date +'%I') MIN=00 HR=12 .....
And since more than half of the script is debugging, it'd be helpful to see the output. You'll notice I've set it to always ring noon, which is the worst case scenario. Here's what I get when I run it from the terminal:
Code: Time set to 12:00 Tolling: toll43, toll47, toll50, toll53, toll56, toll59, toll02, toll05, toll08, toll11, toll14, toll. Run at 12:45, Sat 31 Jul, manually End at Sat Jul 31 12:46:21 CDT 2010. Nice 2.5 second pauses while it waits for mplayer to play the chime. Takes about a minute.
Here's what cron puts out: Code: Time set to 12:00 Tolling: toll06, toll06, toll06, toll06, toll06, toll06, toll06, toll06, toll06, toll06, toll06, toll. Run at 12:45, Sat 31 Jul, from cron End at Sat Jul 31 12:45:06 CDT 2010.
The whole thing is done in 6 seconds! Now, I know that it is able to invoke mplayer and find the audio files, because I get about 4 seconds of sound. For some reason, though, it doesn't wait to finish playing each file before moving on. You can see where I initially though adding a sleep command would help, I've also tried adding nohup to the crontab and the case statements, and I've tried adding '& echo "foo"' to the case statements.
this is my first setup of ubuntu. And I�m quite familar to Linux allthoug it�s been a while since my last setup. Anyway, my system is brand new and consist of the following parts:
AMD Athlon X2 240e on MSI 880GMA-E45 (SB850) 4GB RAM (DDR3) All drives connected by SATA using onboard SB850 ordered by: 1 LG BluRay optical drive 2 WD Caviar Green WD10EARS 1TB 3 WD Caviar Green WD20EARS 2TB 4 WD Caviar Green WD20EARS 2TB 5 WD Caviar Green WD20EARS 2TB 6 WD Caviar Green WD15EARS 1,5TB
I set the SATA controller to AHCI because I want to set up a software raid (level 5) on the three 2TB-disks. The first disk (1TB) should be the ubuntu boot disk (no raid). The last one (1,5TB) is currently not connected - it will be added later. First I struggled booting the ubuntu server 10.10-CD (x64) from the bluray drive - after succesfull starting the setup procedure it told me that it cannot access the drive. It seems that drivers are missing. No problem - I connected an usb dvd drive to the system and gave it a try.
The boot order was set to usb-dvd, then bluray, then the first harddisk (1TB). Setup seems to run fine using the usb dvd drive. I�ve chosen the first disk (shown as /dev/sda) for the installation. It was automatically configured as one big root-partition and a small swap-partition. Grub was installed on the MBR of the first disk. But after restart GRUB tells me "Gave up waiting for root device" and "ALERT! /dev/disk/by-uuid/whatever does not exist. Dropping to a shell!". Obviously the boot loader cannot find (or access) the volume containing the kernel.
I made some research and found some other people complaining about some mixup of hdaX and sdaX devices on SATA devices - but these statements where from 2007. Another point is that the USB optical drive is my boot device while the installation runs, but not afterwards - does this matter? I also tried installing Ubuntu server 10.04, but is behaves the same. Please keep in mind that the goal is to have ubunto server 64bit running on this system - that�s it. No dual boot is needed. And there is no data on any disk that should be taken care. It�s a very new system. Where should I start to fix this issue? What�s wrong with the current linux boot loader using SATA disks connected to SB850 SATA controller?
I was upgrading online through my android phone's easytether app. My phone rang, and I was bounced offline. When I came back the upgrade did not resume, and when I tried to start over, dpkg and whatever was busy so I closed all my windows and tried to reboot. This is where I ended up: Here is a screenshot:
I've spend the morning poking through forums and attempting every fix suggested and still no luck on this one:At first i didn't have any sound. But now I do (and I'm not sure which solution fixed the problem). But I still don't have a Sound icon in my menu bar and when I attempt to access my Sound Preferences I receive the message: "Waiting for sound system to respond" which display indefinitely.
I tried: - removing and reinstalling alsa packages - deleting the .pulse folder - adding a Pulseadio daemon
for the past several months now, whenever the YUM-deamon goes to automatically update, it just says "waiting for other tasks" and after about 10 min it says "can't get yum lock, other program accessing yum" or something to that effect.i get the same message if i try to manually install programs using the graphical program in gNu.
is there another deamon that also could be using yum or the database for programs? i haven't had too much time to trouble shoot the past few months, so i can't give you better descriptions i'm afraid.
I'd like to choose correct linux-header.it could be that I don't haave appropriete drivers for my machine (don't know)it's true sound and video works but when it comes to gaming everything works soo slow and I get multy freezes from wine + "log out" problems with some games not like from windows (dual boot)now I saw some linux headers from synaptic.
I've just upgraded my wife's netbook to UNR 9.10. This seemed to go well and the netbook has been working fine since. Yesterday my daughter used the netbook with out any issues, but when my wife tried it halted during boot with:
Swap waiting for UUID: xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
After a couple of reboots it started working fine, but looking at /etc/fstab the entry for swap is different to the UUID shown in blkid Do I just update fstab with the UUID from blkid?
recently attempted to upgrade to Lucid Lynx but it's not booting up. it just shows "Gave up waiting for root device" and drops to BusyBox. waiting doesn't do anything. i see the GRUB options but none of the 3 10.04 LTS's boot up. i've read a number of threads but i don't think my Ubuntu drive is being read. i say this 'cause cat/proc/partitions doesn't list my Ubuntu drive/partition. Also when booting up in the Live CD, GParted only lists the Windows partition. neither does sudo fdisk -l.
The case is that I've got 2 harddisks. On the one windows xp(slave) - and on the other one ubuntu (master). During the boot I get these errors... "Gave up waiting for boot device" "Boot args(cat /proc/cmdline)" "Missing modules (cat /proc/modules; 1s , dev)" "/dev/disk/by-uuid/f96603ce - does not exist"
These problems occured because of this: After using ubuntu I tried to reset my bios, because else it couldn't have found the disk with xp. And I didn't disconnect the disk with xp while resetting the bios. And now the system can't find the disk with xp any more when booting. Is there a way to finding the disk..? And I'm in doubt about IF I've resetted the bios at all. I miss a manual for PCCHIPS M851. May be it can take 20 minutes for the bios to be resetted? The shop where I bought the motherboard doesn't exist any more... and don't know the manufacturer. Could I damage the motherboard if I tried rebooting lots of times to get it work?