So i formated my linux hard drive and tried to reinstall slackware but i get an error
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Probably the easiest way to fix the L 99 error is to reinstall the whole OS. I've gotten this error before and have tried many different solutions with little or no success (actually none at all). Unless someone knows specifically how to fix this problem it will be faster just to re-install.
Now if you ever get the L 50 error. Use a boot disk or your installation cd to boot into your system and run lilo.conf.
You have the Slackware discs right? The second disc acts as a Rescue disc if my memory serves me right. When you have booted into a rescue session mount your linux hd (something like "mount /dev/hda2 /mnt"). Chroot to it ("chroot /mnt"). Then reinstall lilo "lilo".