LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions
User Name
Password
Linux - Distributions This forum is for Distribution specific questions.
Red Hat, Slackware, Debian, Novell, LFS, Mandriva, Ubuntu, Fedora - the list goes on and on... Note: An (*) indicates there is no official participation from that distribution here at LQ.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 05-29-2003, 01:24 PM   #1
Aadilya
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2003
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Mandrake 9.1 hangs at "Building Window Manager Sessions"


I've completed an install of Mandrake 9.1 (several times now) on my P4 Celeron 2.0G with 128M ram. I've got a 10G hard drive, and a wireless NIC (Linksys) in it. It installs fine, but whenever it boots, it gets to:

Building Window Manager Sessions [OK]

then locks up. Have to power cycle it to free it up. I've tried booting in normal and failsafe mode, same thing each time.

Any thoughts? I'd really rather run 9.1 than 8.1, which is the last ver I could get to work.

Thanks in advance,

Aad
 
Old 02-27-2004, 05:07 AM   #2
aubourge
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Found a solution in my case

Hope it will help:
I had the same problem (Mandrake 9.1 hanging on boot at "Building window manager sessions") on my computer.

After a few installations, i figured out that the IP i was affecting to my ethernet card was already in use. That was preventing linux from correctly booting. After fixing this mistake, i managed to boot normally.

I checked the boot sequence and the next step was effectively the activation of network devices.

So i suggest if you're still looking for some ideas for solving your problem
to try changing your network configuration.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
"The KDE Window Manager" box keeps poping up at the top left... HELP HOLLYW00D SUSE / openSUSE 2 04-23-2005 12:26 PM
Boot hangs at "Starting resource manager" robintw SUSE / openSUSE 0 01-13-2005 03:43 PM
Adding a window manager to "choose a session" menu in Fedora jon_k Linux - Software 0 10-17-2004 02:53 PM
Mandrake 9.0 hangs on boot at "checking distribution dependencies" patpawlowski Mandriva 1 02-02-2004 06:01 AM
"Windows Like" Window Manager muah Linux - General 10 01-23-2004 01:06 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:34 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration