Questions about: boot

I am trying to boot Ubuntu 13. 04 in VirtualBox, but every time I boot, I get an error that says: SMBus base address uninitialized - upgrade BIOS or use force_addr=0xaddr This happens right after I start the virtual machine, and the operating system
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[Impact]RAID and LVM users may run into a cryptic warning on boot from GRUB; because some variants of RAID and LVM are not supported for writing by GRUB itself. GRUB would typically try to write a tiny file to the boot partition for things like remem
[Impact]It is common to use usb-creator to write new USB devices with a version of Ubuntu which will then be used to upgrade or proceed with a new installation. In some cases, when using a specific match of versions of Ubuntu with an incompatible sys
Yes, kexec is intended to boot kernels, but nothing's stopping you from kexec'ing to any binary (a "statically linked" binary that doesn't depend on libraries or an existing running OS and is meant to run under preboot conditions) you want, whether a
Here is my /etc/default/grub: # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update # /boot/grub/grub. cfg. GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true GRUB_TIMEOUT=10 GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev
Ubuntu and most other Linux distributions now use the GRUB2 boot loader. You can change its settings to select a default operating system, set a background image, and choose how long GRUB counts down before automatically booting the default OS. We co
Is it possible to disable X at boot time? I'm setting up a server so it would be nice if it wouldn't load the graphical interface every time I boot. I am a new Ubuntu Linux version 12. 04 LTS user
Okay, I'm a n00b at Linux, so please be nice to me. I have a minor problem with GRUB bootloader (actually more like an annoyance), I want to change the order of the OSes from Linux being on top to DOS first (actually it's Windows, GRUB just labeled i
I realize this is an old question, but it's also pretty general without any details about the specific hardware involved. That said, you can't file a bug or go about fixing things until you figure out some more details. I thought I'd take a stab at t