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i downloaded 2009 and tried to upgrade spring 2008. all goes well except it boots to a terminal only. asks for me to log in and then just sits there. ...
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    installing Mandriva 2009


    i downloaded 2009 and tried to upgrade spring 2008. all goes well except it boots to a terminal only. asks for me to log in and then just sits there. how do i get to x and kde4.1 please help bower

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    Does it go straight to the console or does it flicker as in trying to start the Xserver/kde?

    I do know there are some issues in upgrading with 2009 though!

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    no x windows

    it loads up bash shell has me log into the terminal it just goes to a black screen with the curser blinking in the top left corner

    bower

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    Press Ctrl + Alt + F1

    You should be back on the login prompt

    Login and then try
    Code:
    startx

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