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Old 02-28-2005, 04:07 PM   #1
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Halt command.

I logged out of my session and then instead of loggin in again I pressed halt. Now my linux partition opens in a console mode and doesnt even ask in which gui i want to log in.
Can someone help? I'm completely ignorant of linux, just installed mandrake 10.1 a couple of days ago.
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If your at a command line try startx
Old 02-28-2005, 05:20 PM   #3
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I get a

Fatal server error: could not open default font 'fixed'
XIO: fatal IO error 104(Connection reset by peer) on X server after 0 requests with 0 events remaining
Old 03-01-2005, 03:13 AM   #4
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It sounds like you are in init 1 mode.

The system stops there in case it needs to fsck the drive(s).

If you see a prompt, but not a login prompt... (e.g. a # sign) hit CTRL-C which should continue the boot or give you more errors.

Report back.
Old 03-01-2005, 07:42 AM   #5
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The hd I have mandrake installed on was full (100%) so I just erased some unecessary things and now its ok.
Obviously it has nothing to do with the halt command I just combined the problem with it because I had never used it before and when I did this happened.


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