Are you downloading from the mandrake site? It is annoying you have to pay in order to download it. I am getting the cd's for it from my department.
Locked out of your own mounts....? Dont know. When you are logged as the root Mandrake give you full authority to tamper even with you ms partions.
The latest xfree is probably what is the best about this distribution. I heard that it should streamline some of the boot up problems (mainly with the time it takes) considerably.
As for the new look, it is awesome.
I should be able to give you a low down with some screen probably by next week. IT EVEN WORKS ON THE SUNS with the appropriate drivers !!!!
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