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I'm running elementary Freya 64 bit and using the Nvidia binary driver v340.76.

Yesterday some upgrades were installed, including apparently the kernel version 3.16.0-46-generic.

Today I rebooted the system and it hanged on Restoring resolver state…. The only way I could get it to boot was to select the previous kernel (3.16.0-45-generic) from the advanced options.

I've tried the answer given here, basically adding acpi=force to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT :

sudo vi /etc/default/grub
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”quiet splash acpi=force”
sudo update-grub

but it didn't work.

Any ideas how to solve this?

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  • Press Ctrl+Alt+F2

  • Enter username and password

  • run

    sudo apt-get -f install`
    sudo reboot
    
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Run the following command to uninstall the new (broken) kernel

sudo apt-get remove linux-image-3.16.0-46-generic

Reboot

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