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Old 08-31-2004, 09:51 PM   #1
ZaZu
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MDK 10.0 now boots to a command line


Been banging away at MDK 10.0 trying to get it to use my ADSL modem (it can see it and has the driver )
I must have told MDK that I don't want a graphical login cause now it presents me with only this on boot-up:

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Mandrake Linux release 10.0 (official) for i586
Kernel 2.6.3-7mdk on a i686 / ttyl
localhost login:
I can login but I don't know enough about command line usage to get to KDE or GNOME
could someone tell me what I should type in to fix this?

When I use my boot floppy it stops at

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Kernel panic: no init found
try passing init= option to kernel
 
Old 08-31-2004, 11:39 PM   #2
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After logging in run this:

$ startx

That should start your default gui(kde, gnome, etc) or print out an error message. If that doesn't work, post back with your graphics card.
 
Old 09-01-2004, 04:26 AM   #3
ZaZu
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Thanks kilgoretrout, it was so messed up I had to reinstall...again....I'll get it to work one day...I ain't no quitter..
 
  


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