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alright, i am using Mandrake 9.2 KDE. Three times now i have been using it and then everything freezes. I cant move my mouse and keyboard commands dont work. This ...
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    mandrake freezes and then wont start


    alright, i am using Mandrake 9.2 KDE. Three times now i have been using it and then everything freezes. I cant move my mouse and keyboard commands dont work. This forces me to manually shut off the power to my computer and then start it back up. However, when i start it Linux wont load. The bootloader comes up, but no login screen or anything. I read somewhere where they said to disable plug and play in my BIOS, but there is no option to do this. someone help...

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    look for a bios option called "plug and play OS" or something simialr. turn this off.

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    there is no option like this in my bios

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    canu be more specific when it dies, doe sit let u select somethign in the bootloader, then what happens, does it say kernel panic, can u load windows (if installed)

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