Author Topic: SOLVED: Black screen with mouse pointer on Core (0810 alpha 2.31)  (Read 1607 times)

ccoudsi

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My setup was running fine till I lost power for few minutes 3 days ago, then my CORE gets the famous "Black screen with mouse pointer"  
The back screen shows up after the last message on the screen "Loading LinuxMCE. Please Wait."

I disconnected the internal switch on the core to disconnect all devices, and I tried to upgrade the system today from the recovery mode from the GRUB menu, I got the following message:
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dpkg: error processing pluto-mythtv-plugin (--configure):
  subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
  pluto-mythtv-plugin
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
Except now after the upgrade, the message "Loading LinuxMCE. Please Wait." stay there for hours.
I can access the core from WebAdmin, also I can run the AVWizard without any problem.
Does anyone know how to fix this problem without reinstalling everything from scratch???


« Last Edit: September 07, 2009, 07:18:34 am by ccoudsi »
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Re: Black screen with mouse pointer on Core (0810 alpha 2.31)
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2009, 05:17:00 am »
Have you tried deleting everything in /usr/pluto/locks/ and immediately rebooting?

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Re: Black screen with mouse pointer on Core (0810 alpha 2.31)
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2009, 06:00:03 am »
I just did "rm *" under /usr/pluto/locks/, now I'm getting "orbiter failed to initilize OpenGL"
I checked "/etc/X11/xorg.conf " does not look correct at all, it looks almost empty!!!
I tried to go to AVWizard to regenerate the "xorg.conf" using "Shift key" no Luck, do you know another way to get to the AVWizard
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Re: Black screen with mouse pointer on Core (0810 alpha 2.31)
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2009, 06:19:00 am »
Thanks WhateverFits,
I was able to get to the AVWizard after several attempts, but that did not solve my problem, I was lucky there was a back up copy of "xorg.conf" I just replaced the current "CORRUPT" file with the back up copy, and my core back in action.

Update:
I tried to update the system to the latest release, I'm getting the following:

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/var/lib/dpkg/info/pluto-mythtv-plugin.postinst: line 51:/user/pluto/bin/mythtv_setup.sh: Permission denied

Update2:

Here's actual apt-get dist-upgrade output:

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linuxmce@dcerouter:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Reading package lists... Done                 
Building dependency tree                       
Reading state information... Done             
Calculating upgrade... Done                   
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.                             
After this operation, 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y                               
Setting up pluto-mythtv-plugin (2.0.0.44.09090522273) ...     
The user `mythtv' is already a member of `public'.             
Backing up old permissions files...                           
Setting up users...                                           
Setting up Global Static Directories...                       
chmod: cannot access `/home//usr/pluto/locks': No such file or directory
chmod: cannot access `/home//usr/pluto/locks': No such file or directory
chmod: cannot access `/home//usr/pluto/locks': No such file or directory
chmod: cannot access `/home//usr/pluto/locks': No such file or directory
chmod: cannot access `/home//usr/pluto/locks': No such file or directory
Setting up User Static Directories...                                   
Setting up User Directories...                                         
 * Reloading /etc/samba/smb.conf smbd only                                                                                                        [ OK ]
 * Stopping Samba daemons                                                                                                                         [ OK ]
 * Starting Samba daemons                                                                                                                         [ OK ]
make: Entering directory `/var/yp'                                                                                                                       
make[1]: Entering directory `/var/yp/pluto'                                                                                                             
Updating passwd.byname...                                                                                                                               
Updating passwd.byuid...                                                                                                                                 
Updating group.byname...                                                                                                                                 
Updating group.bygid...                                                                                                                                 
Updating netid.byname...                                                                                                                                 
Updating shadow.byname...                                                                                                                               
make[1]: Leaving directory `/var/yp/pluto'                                                                                                               
make: Leaving directory `/var/yp'                                                                                                                       
Sun, 06 Sep 2009 22:05:10 -0700 : Disabling UpdateMediaDaemon on the system(s)                                                                           
Sun, 06 Sep 2009 22:05:10 -0700 : Enabling UpdateMediaDaemon on the system(s)                                                                           
Reloading automounter: checking for changes ...                                                                                                         
Reloading automounter map for: /mnt/device                                                                                                               
 * Re-exporting directories for NFS kernel daemon...                                                                                              [ OK ]
Backing up old permissions files...                                                                                                                     
Setting up users...                                                                                                                                     
Setting up Global Static Directories...                                                                                                                 
chmod: cannot access `/home//usr/pluto/locks': No such file or directory                                                                                 
chmod: cannot access `/home//usr/pluto/locks': No such file or directory                                                                                 
chmod: cannot access `/home//usr/pluto/locks': No such file or directory                                                                                 
chmod: cannot access `/home//usr/pluto/locks': No such file or directory                                                                                 
chmod: cannot access `/home//usr/pluto/locks': No such file or directory                                                                                 
Setting up User Static Directories...                                                                                                                   
Setting up User Directories...                                                                                                                           
 * Reloading /etc/samba/smb.conf smbd only                                                                                                        [ OK ]
 * Stopping Samba daemons                                                                                                                         [ OK ]
 * Starting Samba daemons                                                                                                                         [ OK ]
make: Entering directory `/var/yp'                                                                                                                       
make[1]: Entering directory `/var/yp/pluto'                                                                                                             
Updating passwd.byname...                                                                                                                               
Updating passwd.byuid...                                                                                                                                 
Updating group.byname...                                                                                                                                 
Updating group.bygid...                                                                                                                                 
Updating netid.byname...                                                                                                                                 
Updating shadow.byname...                                                                                                                               
make[1]: Leaving directory `/var/yp/pluto'                                                                                                               
make: Leaving directory `/var/yp'                                                                                                                       
Sun, 06 Sep 2009 22:05:16 -0700 : Disabling UpdateMediaDaemon on the system(s)                                                                           
Sun, 06 Sep 2009 22:05:16 -0700 : Enabling UpdateMediaDaemon on the system(s)                                                                           
 * Reloading /etc/samba/smb.conf smbd only                                                                                                        [ OK ]
Creating /home/public paths...                                                                                                                           
Creating paths for each extra storage device...                                                                                                         

Sun, 06 Sep 2009 22:05:18 -0700 Removing old symlinks
/home/user_1/data/documents/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]
/home/user_1/data/documents/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] 
/home/user_1/data/videos/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]   
/home/user_1/data/videos/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]     
/home/user_1/data/pvr/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]     
/home/user_1/data/pvr/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]       
/home/user_1/data/games/MAME/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]
/home/user_1/data/games/MAME/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] 
/home/user_1/data/games/a2600p/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]
/home/user_1/data/games/a2600p/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] 
/home/user_1/data/games/a2600/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]
/home/user_1/data/games/a2600/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]   
/home/user_1/data/pictures/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]   
/home/user_1/data/pictures/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]     
/home/user_1/data/audio/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]       
/home/user_1/data/audio/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]         
/home/user_2/data/documents/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]   
/home/user_2/data/documents/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]     
/home/user_2/data/videos/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]     
/home/user_2/data/videos/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]       
/home/user_2/data/pvr/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]         
/home/user_2/data/pvr/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]           
/home/user_2/data/games/MAME/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] 
/home/user_2/data/games/MAME/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]   
/home/user_2/data/games/a2600p/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]
/home/user_2/data/games/a2600p/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] 
/home/user_2/data/games/a2600/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]
/home/user_2/data/games/a2600/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]   
/home/user_2/data/pictures/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]   
/home/user_2/data/pictures/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]     
/home/user_2/data/audio/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]       
/home/user_2/data/audio/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]         
/home/public/data/documents/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]   
/home/public/data/documents/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]     
/home/public/data/videos/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]     
/home/public/data/videos/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]       
/home/public/data/pvr/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]         
/home/public/data/pvr/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]           
/home/public/data/games/MAME/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] 
/home/public/data/games/MAME/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]   
/home/public/data/games/a2600p/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]
/home/public/data/games/a2600p/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] 
/home/public/data/games/a2600/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]
/home/public/data/games/a2600/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]   
/home/public/data/pictures/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]   
/home/public/data/pictures/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]     
/home/public/data/audio/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106]       
/home/public/data/audio/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104]         

Sun, 06 Sep 2009 22:05:18 -0700 Generating symlinks for storage device Windows Share-PUBLIC (104)
/home/user_1/data/pictures/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_1/data/pictures   
/home/user_2/data/pictures/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_2/data/pictures   
/home/public/data/pictures/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/public/data/pictures   
/home/user_1/data/audio/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_1/data/audio         
/home/user_2/data/audio/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_2/data/audio         
/home/public/data/audio/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/public/data/audio         
/home/user_1/data/documents/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_1/data/documents 
/home/user_2/data/documents/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_2/data/documents 
/home/public/data/documents/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/public/data/documents 
/home/user_1/data/videos/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_1/data/videos       
/home/user_2/data/videos/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_2/data/videos       
/home/public/data/videos/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/public/data/videos       
/home/user_1/data/games/MAME/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_1/data/games/MAME
/home/user_2/data/games/MAME/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_2/data/games/MAME
/home/public/data/games/MAME/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/public/data/games/MAME
/home/user_1/data/games/a2600/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_1/data/games/a2600
/home/user_2/data/games/a2600/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_2/data/games/a2600
/home/public/data/games/a2600/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/public/data/games/a2600
/home/user_1/data/games/a2600p/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_1/data/games/a2600p
/home/user_2/data/games/a2600p/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_2/data/games/a2600p
/home/public/data/games/a2600p/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/public/data/games/a2600p
/home/user_1/data/pvr/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_1/data/pvr                 
/home/user_2/data/pvr/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/user_2/data/pvr                 
/home/public/data/pvr/Windows Share-PUBLIC [104] -> /mnt/device/104/public/data/pvr                 

Sun, 06 Sep 2009 22:05:18 -0700 Generating symlinks for storage device Windows Share-Volume_1 (106)
/home/user_1/data/pictures/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_1/data/pictures   
/home/user_2/data/pictures/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_2/data/pictures   
/home/public/data/pictures/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/public/data/pictures   
/home/user_1/data/audio/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_1/data/audio         
/home/user_2/data/audio/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_2/data/audio         
/home/public/data/audio/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/public/data/audio         
/home/user_1/data/documents/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_1/data/documents 
/home/user_2/data/documents/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_2/data/documents 
/home/public/data/documents/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/public/data/documents 
/home/user_1/data/videos/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_1/data/videos       
/home/user_2/data/videos/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_2/data/videos       
/home/public/data/videos/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/public/data/videos       
/home/user_1/data/games/MAME/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_1/data/games/MAME
/home/user_2/data/games/MAME/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_2/data/games/MAME
/home/public/data/games/MAME/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/public/data/games/MAME
/home/user_1/data/games/a2600/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_1/data/games/a2600
/home/user_2/data/games/a2600/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_2/data/games/a2600
/home/public/data/games/a2600/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/public/data/games/a2600
/home/user_1/data/games/a2600p/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_1/data/games/a2600p
/home/user_2/data/games/a2600p/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_2/data/games/a2600p
/home/public/data/games/a2600p/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/public/data/games/a2600p
/home/user_1/data/pvr/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_1/data/pvr
/home/user_2/data/pvr/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/user_2/data/pvr
/home/public/data/pvr/Windows Share-Volume_1 [106] -> /mnt/device/106/public/data/pvr
/mnt/upnp is not a mountpoint
Checking MythTV storage group Default for host localhost...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group LiveTV for host localhost...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group public for host localhost...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group charlie for host localhost...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group helene for host localhost...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group Default for host dcerouter...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group LiveTV for host dcerouter...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group public for host dcerouter...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group charlie for host dcerouter...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group helene for host dcerouter...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group Default for host moon32...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group LiveTV for host moon32...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group public for host moon32...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group charlie for host moon32...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group helene for host moon32...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group Default for host moon43...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group LiveTV for host moon43...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group public for host moon43...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group charlie for host moon43...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group helene for host moon43...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group Default for host moon54...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group LiveTV for host moon54...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group public for host moon54...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group charlie for host moon54...Ok
Checking MythTV storage group helene for host moon54...Ok
/var/lib/dpkg/info/pluto-mythtv-plugin.postinst: line 51: /usr/pluto/bin/mythtv_setup.sh: Permission denied
dpkg: error processing pluto-mythtv-plugin (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
 pluto-mythtv-plugin
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
linuxmce@dcerouter:~$

« Last Edit: September 07, 2009, 07:08:31 am by ccoudsi »
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Re: Black screen with mouse pointer on Core (0810 alpha 2.31)
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2009, 07:09:35 am »
I just had that an hour or so ago here:

chmod 755 /user/pluto/bin/mythtv_setup.sh
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

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Re: Black screen with mouse pointer on Core (0810 alpha 2.31)
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2009, 07:18:08 am »
Thanks again WhateverFits,

I was able to complete the upgrade successfully  :), you saved me a lot of hours debugging/reinstalling.

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