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Old 10-18-2003, 05:08 PM   #1
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localhost login????

i can get past the pcmcia problem by unplugging my network cable, but afterwards a couple things happen.

first, it goes through a bunch of seamingly random screens, then comes to an error:

"Fatal System Error:
no screren found"

afterwards, after going through some more seamingly random screens, it comes to a screen asking for a localhost login.

what is this localhost login? i don't recall setting anything like that while installing???

i set the root password, but that's it.

can someone please help?
Old 10-18-2003, 05:47 PM   #2
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localhost is your computer as far as I know ... you should be able to enter a username and a password I think...
Old 10-18-2003, 06:40 PM   #3
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i never set a username!? i only set a root password-what do i do?
Old 10-18-2003, 07:02 PM   #4
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type in root as your username and then the root password. One of the first things on your to do list ought to be adding a normal user. The problem you're seeing with the display is a badly configured video card. Use
to set up your video card. The above is the command to start it.


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