12.10 installs, but runs very slowly then gives GRUB command line

Asked by Martin H. Jones on 2012-11-13

I used wubi to install 12.10. The installation seemed to go fine, but the response is extremely slow - several minutes to respond to a mouse click. When I finally get shutdown, a reboot gives me the GRUB command line. Win7 64 ultimate still runs fine. Host machine is Asus p9x79 motherboard with core i7-3820, 16 GB mem, xfx Radeon HD 7870 video. Any suggestions?

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2012-11-13
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2012-11-15

Have you chkdsk'd your NTFS partition? The performance of Ubuntu installed via Wubi us directly affected by the shortcomings of NTFS.

bcbc (bcbc) said : #2

With those specs it should fly. Did you install a custom graphics driver yet?

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