Re: Mandrake 8.1 won't boot properly
- --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., "yukonmystery" <yukonmystery@y...>
> I don't suppose you checked the /var/log/XFree86.log file forerrors,
> did you? That would probably give you some place to start.If youcan't
> decipher, then post here.boot
> If you can't log in, boot with your boot floppy (you did make one,
> right?). You're probably best to set your run level to 3 and just
> into console mode.the
> --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., "ace_rip" <mikelturner@h...> wrote:
> > I'm a linux newbie, so I have no idea what's going on.
> > I just installed Mandrake 8.1 on my Inspiron 8000 and installed
> > latest Nvidia drivers for it (I have Geforce2 go 32MB), since theboot
> > distribution come with the correct drivers. Now, when I try to
> > it, an Nvidia screens pops up, then a console login screen, andit
> > then alternates back and forth between them. The actual grphicalpicked
> > environment doesn't actually show up ( I can't remember if I
> > KDE or GNOME).it?
> > Can anybody tell me what would cause this and how I can fix
> > Thanks in advance for any help!I have the same problem when trying to install mandrales dvd linux
8.1 distribution on my inspiron 8000. The first installation
screen did allow a terminal installation. You must reject (cancel)
the video installation on the last installation screen .
I think you can tell that I am a novice linux also. I am now busy
learning bash. Please advise me if you find a cire.
Les Hamilton leshaml@...