Sounds like your video drivers are failing. If you hit Esc when you see the grub boot screen then you can edit the kernel command line parameters and add " 3" (without the quotes) to the ... [by TrevorH]
Yesterday, I ran a c program on my work station. And, the program have some big out puts, files with size 2G,7G.And then the disk was filled. Then some problem happened.When rebooting it shows something like:INIT: cannot execute "/sbin/agetty"INIT: Id "c2" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutesAnd then, after some time. It successfully boot up.
I've been running version 11.0 on a compaq laptop for some time. I've suddenly developed a bootup problem that I can't dope out. as soon as init executes I get segmentation faults followed by respawning errors from mingetty. That's all she wrote.