"Walter Mitty" <mitticus> wrote in message
news:3vlrbcF167rv3U1uni-berlin.de...Have you tried removing the card to see if you can get control booting>I followed the instructions here:
> in order for my ubuntu system to recognise my tv card.I succesfully bought
> up tvtime and tuned into a few channels - all fine.
> The system was working fine.
> Following a power down and restart however, the system reaches a certain
> point in startup and the screen listing modules being loaded just starts
> scrolling up as if the ENTER key was held down. The X Windows clears the
> screen and hangs : no logon. I switch to a text terminal ctl-alt-f1 and
> can see my breezy prompt, but again its is scrolling : something in the
> device drivers is injecting what appears to be CR/LF into the tty/stdin.
> I can only boot into XP.
> Any suggestions on how I can rewind the system from either (a) XP -and
> then I will need to somehow see the ext3 file system , or (b) from a DVD
> boot of knoppix.
> All help gratefully received : I have no idea of what the modprobe has
> affected and am totally unable to log into my system in any mode
I remember reading about some sort of rollback function in something.
Perhaps you can roll back the driver or maybe locate one of it's files and
At least computers aren't built like they build cars. If so, we would have
to have an 80 pound tool chest and to get at the cards, you would have to
get at the motherboard.
I had the same odd keyboard behavior as you except it was in windows today,
I had something under the keyboard enter switch, and it was just Happening
to stick at certain times.