i installed mandrake 10.1 OE on my 5.5 gb partition (which earlier was fat32) i deleted the partition in mandrake installation then selected auto and it made 1 gb as swap and 4.2 gb as linux native partition and 342 mbs as "journalised ext 3" what is "journalised ext 3" also it did detect my pendrive but shows its empty when it had 4 mb of dtata in it. why? also file manager and konqueror started first time. but then they just dont start and in the bootloader it shows 4 default values as windows linux 2.4.27-0.pre2.1mdk failsafe i installed new alsa driver for sound but cudnt configure much and my sound went away altogether, also installed realplyer 10 gold and realised that kaffiene was more than enought to play videos. so i tried reinstalling mandrake this time filemanager and konquerer qorked for first time but not second time or thereafter.