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Month: March 2018

Re: [trinity-users] "Start Job"

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:44:08 -0400
On Friday 16 March 2018 10:13:31 Baron wrote:

> Hi Guys,
> An annoying issue has appeared !
> I'm running Q4OS,  Trinity Desktop on an AMD dual core machine with
> 2Gb ram and 500Gb HDD.
> Problem:  On boot up, maybe every second or third time,  I get a black
> screen with  "[***   ] Start job running - ~0.XX seconds.  1:30."
> If I Ctrl Alt Del the machine restarts with the same screen and
> message.  If I let it continue, I then get a page of text with "Ctrl
> D" to continue, "Or enter Root Password to Login"
> Using "Ctrl D" everything just stops and I have to hard boot the
> machine, It then goes back to the start job again.
> If I login with the root password, I get pages and pages of what I
> think maybe logs.  At the end of this if I "StartX" I get my normal
> desktop.  At this point if I logout and hard boot the machine,
> everything comes up as normal.
> I haven't a clue what is going on here...  Help !
> Thanks Guys:

That waddles and quacks like an e2fsck, and may be indicative of a 
failing hard drive. Get a report from it with smartctl.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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