"james heck" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I just installed 5.2.1 via download onto cdr media. I left about 10 gigs
> open for freebsd, and left 9 for my win2000. the dual boot works fine on my
> dell laptop, however when i go to load freebsd 5.2.1, i cant get into a
> graphical interface. Instead it stays in a "dos-like" interface with
> commands only.
Bite your tongue!
Microsoft tried for _years_ to make the DOS command line as powerful as
a Unix shell and failed miserably.
> It recognizes my user name and the admin name of root, but
> there is only a command line and no background. i installed cd1, i have a
> boot only and a second disc which i have not installed. please point me in
> the correct direction
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