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A friend found a suitable power supply. So the laptop is up and running again.
I haven't done any more than hunt around on the 'net, in forums and news groups, and read Slackbook and more from Absolute BSD. All very useful stuff but I haven't found an answer that satisfies my need to understand what's going on.
I could simply ask on the forums what files I need to edit and how, but that wouldn't be entirely satisfactory unless it came with an explanation of what's going on.
Please note also that I didn't make detailed notes during the installation process so, some instructions may be wrong or incomplete! This guide is provided “as is" and if you use it, that is at your own risk.
Thanks to LinuxQuestions.org members! Here I found most of the tips that I used to make things work!
* Backup configurations, databases, and user data in /home/user dirs
I try to make lilo.conf, as a table that it has two columns and one row, but lilo but lilo says: Fatal: bmp-table: value out of range [2,11]
Why?, Can I can do this table?
My lilo.conf file is: # LILO configuration file
# generated by 'liloconfig'
# Start LILO global section
# Append any additional kernel parameters:
boot = /dev/sda