Waiting for Network Configuration followed by blank screen after upgrade to Oneiric

Hit

Ctrl+Alt+F1

at the blank screen to get you to a non-X terminal (tty1). Then Login in with your username and password

Change to root with:

sudo -i

and enter your password. Finally:

mkdir -p /run /run/lock
rm -rf /var/run /var/lock
ln -s /run /var/run
ln -s /run/lock /var/lock
reboot

You should have 11.10 back again.

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