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Old 07-24-2003, 11:25 PM   #1
nycundaground
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Mandrake and Grub no good!


Hi guys im trying to install Mandrake 9.1 on a 60gb Western Digital Hard drive. Here's my computer specs:

- ASUS P4c800-e
- 2 x Western Digital Raptors in SATA Raid with Southbridge
( WINXP)
- ManDrake 9.1 on IDE 1 60gb Western Digital
- Radeon 9800 Pro

I can install everything and when i reboot and the system checks up on eveyrhting and says DONE, DONE, DOne on the right column, and after that a screen in this pic appears.

http://home.earthlink.net/~occclub/images/IMG_0872.JPG

I made a account name and pass at the installation stage. And i tried to type it in but then tells me to enter login again. But i cant get in. How can i fix this?

Also I tried the bootloader with GRUB but it doesnt show my WINXP SATA Raid.

When i install SuSe on the same setup i can get into KDE desktop.
IM just really concerned with the bootloader because i will be using Linux most of the time and might need WINXP to do something special.

 
Old 07-24-2003, 11:29 PM   #2
DrOzz
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well if your user account isn't working then that could be a few possibilites, but to get around this prompt for the time being, type in "root" at the login screen (without quotes) and then enter the roots password...then re-add a new user or just to troubleshoot why the account you made isn't working...
 
  


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