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Old 07-28-2009, 06:43 PM   #1
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puppy linux full install boot stops at "sh-3.00#"


I installed Puppy Linux 4.2.1 to the hard drive in a 2gb ext3 partition. It boots with GRUB.

The boot sequence goes like this:
Unlzmaing Linux... done.
Booting the kernel.
sh-3.00#

Anyone know what this means or how to get past it?
 
Old 07-28-2009, 06:47 PM   #2
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Whats up dude?

post your menu.lst for me
 
Old 07-28-2009, 06:57 PM   #3
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Try to type startx
 
Old 07-28-2009, 07:09 PM   #4
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typing startx gave me "command not found"

Linus72, how do I view menu.lst? I tried typing "sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst in the boot screen and it also gave me "command not found"

Thanks.
 
Old 07-28-2009, 07:35 PM   #5
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Ok, dad found the menu.lst, but we can't get it off of the computer!
 
Old 07-28-2009, 07:51 PM   #6
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Ummm

use cp command

Quote:
cp -a /boot/grub/menu.lst /home/your-name/Desktop
 
Old 07-29-2009, 08:57 AM   #7
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OK, forget it. I'll just wait till the extra RAM comes in the mail and play around with it for a few days. Thanks anyway.
 
  


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