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Old 07-10-2001, 11:32 AM   #1
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Need help with Mandrake 8


When I boot linux it asks me for a run level. No matter what I do it gives me a error and freezes. What do I do Now?
 
Old 07-10-2001, 11:49 AM   #2
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try putting in 3 or 5. 3 would be a multiuser mode to command line, 5 will boot into graphical mode login starting out with X. See if that works.

what have you been putting in for the runlevel? Have you tried a number between 1 and 5? do you have a rescue disk and try to boot from that?
 
Old 07-10-2001, 12:05 PM   #3
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I have tried 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,and s. Asks for the same thing for the rescue disk. Message says "No more processes left at this runlevel". It says this no matter what number you enter, then frezzes and wont let me do anything else. cant even reboot. Any more advice? Thanks for the help
 
Old 07-10-2001, 12:09 PM   #4
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if it doesn't even boot to a rescue disk, the only thing i can think of is a reinstall. i don't know of any other way to get around that, if its asking for a runlevel then freezes. maybe someone else knows, what about Mandrake site, do they have any documentation on this type of issue?
 
Old 07-10-2001, 12:20 PM   #5
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I cant find any on their site. I'll keep working with it. If I find something before anyone else does Ill let ya know. Thanks for the help
 
Old 07-11-2001, 01:49 AM   #6
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Maybe you have moved some needed folders on another partition. I know this problem.
the one and only solution: reinstall the system or try it with
starting from a cd or a boot-disk and try e2fsck on your root partition and check if all the folders are on their right place


greetZ, Crowley
 
  


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