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Re: [opensuse] I give up!
  • From: Fergus Wilde <fwilde@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 09:03:45 +0000
  • Message-id: <200701290903.45459.fwilde@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 28 January 2007 23:51, charles@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> This has to be the most ASSININE thing I have ever had to deal with! I have
> wasted darn near the whole weekend trying to get one stupid a$$ed
> bootloader to install and nothing on this earth should be this darn
> difficult! Even using the numbering system that was confimed/agreed to, it
> still gives me the error 23 statement. The main reason I liked SuSe is
> because it does mount (automatically) my Windows partition, thus I have
> access to different files. On Mandriva, although it installs in over half
> the time, and it's actually WAY faster than 10.2, and the bootloader
> ACTUALLY works, it's a pain to get the partitions to mount, I have to do a
> hard shutdown because there's no "restart" or "shutdown" command when you
> log off, which tales you to the login screen, which doesn't have a way to
> shutdown or reboot the computer. Ubuntu is a whole story by itself!
> Maybe in a few years when I'm 70 will Linux FINALLY be ready for prime
> time! Just think, I haven't even gotten to the HARD parts yet! Anyway, I
> really do appreciate all the help I have gotten on this. I need to go lay
> down, my head is about to freaking explode!

I find shutdown -h from a root prompt usually does it.

Fergus Wilde
Chetham's Library
Long Millgate
M3 1SB

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