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Old 08-17-2004, 08:12 PM   #1
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/boot as opposed to MBR


I have begun an install of SuSE 9.1 on a machine that is currently under dual-boot (Win2K and eCom station aka OS/2). I have no currently working bootloader (intentional). I have begun the 5CD install which reboots the machine after the first disk, yet to continue the install, the machine can not make its way back to the Yast install on the Linux Partition. My boss doesn't want a bootloader until all installs of OSs are complete so I installed the boot information in a separate /boot partition. How can I mount it upon startup?
Help please.
 
Old 08-17-2004, 08:16 PM   #2
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Never mind I fixed it (stupid mistake)
 
Old 08-18-2004, 06:55 AM   #3
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please post the mistake and resolution so if I or anybody else ever winds up in a similar quandry we'll have some direction

Thanks
 
Old 08-18-2004, 07:21 AM   #4
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please also post wht did u do . similar request as cedar. so tht anyone else or me comes across a problem like this we will know wht to do.
 
Old 08-22-2004, 12:06 AM   #5
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I installed the boot loader (OS/2) from the OS/2 disk, made the linux /boot partition active with fdisk then reinstalled the bootloader. Then I could access the /boot partition and boot from it, finally I finished the install. My boss didn't want lilo or grub (I should have clarified) he didn't mind OS/2s bootloader.
I was not a big problem, just a question typed in desparation when I thought I wouldn't make the deadline.
 
Old 08-22-2004, 12:13 AM   #6
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OS/2!

/me sheds a tear...

What's eCommstation like with its castrated WPS?


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