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While logged in as root, use a text editor (Kedit, Kate, etc..) and open the file /etc/inittab
It should have a section that looks something like this:
# Default runlevel. The runlevels used by RHS are:
# 0 - halt (Do NOT set initdefault to this)
# 1 - Single user mode
# 2 - Multiuser, without NFS (The same as 3, if you do not have networking)
# 3 - Full multiuser mode
# 4 - unused
# 5 - X11
# 6 - reboot (Do NOT set initdefault to this)
Where it says id:3 at the bottom, change the 3 to a 5 and save the changes.
Next time you reboot it should go into graphical mode.
Sorry, but I don't know what the modprobe error refers to. I get the same thing at the end of my Slackware boot and it doesn't seem to affect anything. Most of the modprobe errors I get are due to the sound modules failing. I don't care about the sound on most boxes, so I've never worried about it.
I did some looking around and as for modprobe:modprobe can't locate fb0 error it sounds like your video card might be acting up i am not totally sure if it is that seeing how fb0 is a frame buffer device. Let me know if the problem continues
Thanks for all the advice! However, I think I did some insurrmountable error and I will eventually have to reinstall linux. Bummer. Question now, do I stay with mandrake 9.0 or should i got with 9.1? Any advice.
there are differences between 9.0 and 9.1, namely the rpm package management installer (i dun really like the 9.1 one myself) and, 9.1 now uses kde 3.1 vs 3.0 in 9.0, (which is a big diference in itself)
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