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Old 06-05-2003, 05:51 AM   #1
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Lilo installation -> /dev/hda is read only


Well, the subject says it all. When i try to install lilo i get that message. Hope you can help me

Fatal: open /dev/hda : Read-only file system
 
Old 06-05-2003, 06:18 AM   #2
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hmm, strange. what are the attributes for the /dev/hda entry?
also do you maybe have some MBR protection in your bios? Not sure if that could cause that to happen, but it may be the case.
 
Old 06-05-2003, 06:35 AM   #3
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Attributes? I dont think there are any..
boot = /dev/hda
This is the only place i can find /dev/hda mentioned..
 
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How strange, now i get
Fatal: open /dev/hda: No such device or address
 
Old 06-05-2003, 06:42 AM   #5
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Where is your hard drive connected to? Is it really hda?

acid_kewpie was refering to permissions of /dev/hda to check
ls -l /dev/hda.

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Old 06-05-2003, 09:46 AM   #6
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it is..
 
Old 06-05-2003, 09:51 AM   #7
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so... any chance of telling us what the permissions are yet...?
 
  


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