crash on start

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crash on start

Post by runnels » Wed Aug 15, 2007 11:00 am

was converting video using 'dos' program that ran under linux (wine). the program apparently loaded temp file somewhere that became so full that my system shut down. on reboot, when I log in as user I get message about gdm or system full or something like that. any way tofind the 'full' file and erase what is there? I don't know much how to work in the text mode in linux. can i reinstall mint or something like that without losing everything? runnels

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Post by Husse » Wed Aug 15, 2007 11:34 am

It's not easy to help you when what happens is "something like that"
Please give us an exact description of what happens.
In the meantime you could check in /tmp to see if there's some big file....
Don't fix it if it ain't broken, don't break it if you can't fix it

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