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Old 07-26-2002, 02:57 AM   #1
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Angry Lilo not installing properly


When I installed my distro (slack 8.1) I had the prompt that asked me for were I wanted Lilo to be installed to. I was forced to choose boot disk becase it said that it was having some kinda stupid prob with somethin... (I dont know somtin crazy!) Well, Ive got the system up and running just fine except I have to use the boot disk in order to load hd1. I want to know how I can get lilo to install onto hd1 to that it will boot strait from the hard drive and not the flopy.
 
Old 07-26-2002, 02:59 AM   #2
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Copy the mbr of floppy to hdd
 
Old 07-26-2002, 02:59 AM   #3
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Wait, run /sbin/lilo
 
Old 07-26-2002, 03:14 AM   #4
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you mean /sbin/liloconfig
 
Old 07-26-2002, 03:17 AM   #5
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do I want to install a superblock or do it to the MBR ?
 
Old 07-26-2002, 03:17 AM   #6
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Is there a file on your bootdisk called lilo.conf? If so, copy the contents over to /etc/lilo.conf and then like rverlander said /sbin/lilo to install lilo to the MBR.
 
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Not too sure on the superblock thing, but you want MBR
 
Old 07-26-2002, 03:19 AM   #8
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Quote:
Originally posted by bripage
you mean /sbin/liloconfig
no
 
Old 07-26-2002, 03:19 AM   #9
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Is there a file on your bootdisk called lilo.conf? If so, copy the contents over to /etc/lilo.conf and then like rverlander said /sbin/lilo to install lilo to the MBR.
Hint: lilo.conf is usally @ /etc/lilo.conf
 
Old 07-26-2002, 03:27 AM   #10
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ahhh...
 
Old 07-26-2002, 03:29 AM   #11
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Ahhhhhhh yeeeeah!!! I got it to work! Thanks for the helo guys!!!
 
  


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