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Old 05-11-2005, 07:46 PM   #1
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Cant start linux. Tells me to put login/pass


I used setup to configure the network to this:

justin

localhost

DHPS (or however it's spelt)


Then after reboot, it asks for the login of justin...
Telus.net is my ISP, but I still cant figure it out and what to put..

Any help is appreciated!
 
Old 05-11-2005, 08:23 PM   #2
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A little confused... Are you trying to login to Linux or your ISP? Both will ask your for username and PW that your specified...

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Old 05-11-2005, 08:43 PM   #3
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I set up the network during setup, and theres the options where you can put domain name, etc..

The first one, is hostname, which I put as justin.

then the domain name was localdomain.
When restarting, it asks me to put the user/pass in for the network, which makes no sence, as I don't need it with knoppix, or windows xp.

It's really confusing, and its making linux not so user friendly.
 
Old 05-11-2005, 09:03 PM   #4
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Hello,
Linux is sure, in other words, you need a password.

During the installation, it asked you to set a root password.

Login as root, type in the root password that you set.

It's not "non-user friendly" it's secure.
-Jason
 
Old 05-11-2005, 09:33 PM   #5
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I didn't set a root password...

and root doesn't work.
 
Old 05-11-2005, 10:10 PM   #6
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When linux boots, it will ask your for a username and password. That's not related to your network but your system.
On Linux (and some other operating systems) the system has different users and a password for each of them.
By default Slackware has one user (there're others, but we won't discuss that here) and it's called root. When you're installing Slackware it asks you to set a password for root not for network. So next time you boot, you should enter root as username and that password.
After login as root you could enter a password for your network connection (of course, if you need it, like ADSL with PPPoE), but that can't be done before installing.

Last edited by gbonvehi; 05-11-2005 at 10:12 PM.
 
Old 05-11-2005, 11:40 PM   #7
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I didn't set a password with root though..

I get this only if I set up a network, but I can't figure out the account name and password for my network, I've tried my routers password and stuff, but it didn't work.

Ive tryed my moms email through our ISP, didn't work..

What else can I try?
 
Old 05-11-2005, 11:42 PM   #8
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You had to have created a root account, it doesn't give you a choice.

It isn't going to be something your ISP gave you, you were asked to set it during install.

Last edited by MS3FGX; 05-11-2005 at 11:45 PM.
 
Old 05-12-2005, 12:27 AM   #9
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ok, I got past that part.. now when I type startx, it gives me an error of xorg, I already did the xorgconfig command, but it still says something about a server and IO error..

I've made it this far, I want to atleast be able to get to the GUI and see slackware at its full glory.
 
Old 05-12-2005, 01:45 AM   #10
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Nice to hear you could finally login. Try pasting a detailed error or being more specific since we can't guess which is the IO error you're getting (could be the mouse, the keyboard..).
 
Old 05-12-2005, 11:43 AM   #11
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It says error 104, and then above there is something about a screen, im at school right now so I can't tell you the exact thing, but im sure it says error 104, then reset peer.
 
  


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