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"kernel panic" is Linux's last words when it dies. Look through the "bunch of stuff" for any error messages that might explain what in particular the problem is. If you don't understand the error messages post them here and we will try to debug the problem.
"ho0w can I shutdown when It freezes at that message? I was just wondering"
You can't. If an improper shutdown error happened it was probably the time that you went to a command prompt but didn't know what to do. If you booted or powered down instead of using the shutdown command then that probably messed up your file system.
So whenever you get back to a normal system, the proper way to shutdown from the command line is one of these commands:
Finally I got it to work I tryed every partion kind there was and I got one that started up just fine, Im running linux typing in this forum at this very moment. IM using gnome. well thats it know I guess its on to writing a kernal or somthing.