Re: Mandrake 9.1 newbie questions: (restarting, auto login, and NTFS partition)
From: Peter T. Breuer (ptb_at_oboe.it.uc3m.es)
Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2003 19:37:51 +0200
In alt.os.linux Matt M. <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I recently installed Mandrake 9.1 on my Dell Dimension LxxxR, dual boot with
> my already existing Win2k NTFS partition. Everything is fine there...
> 1. When I installed Mandrake, I elected to use the "automatically login one
> user" feature. I now have misgivings about this and don't want to auto
> login. How do I reverse this?
I suppose you run the setup utility again, or enter the mandrake
control center, or some such. Myself, I'd just be editing /etc/inittab
to start what I wanted. You can investigate ..
> 2. When I log off Mandrake, and want to restart (say, to boot Windows), it
This doesn't tell us anything. What do you DO? the proper way of
sudo /sbin/shutdown -r now
> doesn't restart, but rather hangs before starting the shutdown process. It
> will shutdown, just not restart. How can I fix this?
It will do anything you tell it to. You "fix it" by telling it to. Can
you be more precise about what you are now doing and what results?
> 3. I'd like to be able to access data on my NTFS partition, but have no clue
Mount it somewhere. Put an extra line in your /etc/fstab for it, eventually.
> where to start... Can someone point me in the right direction?