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okay im a noob so be nice . so everything is working up until i boot my laptop. when i boot everything starts working fine. the mandriva screen comes up ...
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    okay im a noob so be nice .
    so everything is working up until i boot my laptop. when i boot everything starts working fine. the mandriva screen comes up then a box comes up that says starting up. it goes to the next screen and what appears to me to be a lot of errors occurs. down the bottom it says press enter to activate the console. i press enter and i get this...

    -sh: can't access tty; job control turned off

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    We need more error then that
    Let me explian that line:
    sh -> Shell
    cant access tty -> Cant open Terminal
    job control turned off -> Dont know what Runlevel to sttart (if I recall correctly)

    So, well post more errors please and we can help me

    Also what kind of CPU do you run? And how did the install wend? Any errors?
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    Have you installed any updates recently? Something has gone wrong with menu.lst file.
    Post the contents of /etc/fstab and /boot/grub/menu.lst files.
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    Quote Originally Posted by devils_casper View Post
    Have you installed any updates recently? Something has gone wrong with menu.lst file.
    Post the contents of /etc/fstab and /boot/grub/menu.lst files.
    I agree. I stopped using Mandriva because I got sick of the automatic updates conflicting and screwing everything up. I usually turn those off now on my distros.

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