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Old 08-26-2003, 03:49 PM   #1
monta2
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I installed RedHat Linux from the CD. But now all I get is is a "L" prompt at boot time.

what happened?
 
Old 08-26-2003, 09:49 PM   #2
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I have moved your thread to it's own 'new' thread as it was more appropriate than sticking it in the middle of someone else's.

Cool
 
Old 08-26-2003, 11:12 PM   #3
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Try booting from the rescue disk if you created one
or boot the CD into rescue mode
http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/l...mode-boot.html

Try running
/sbin/lilo
 
Old 08-26-2003, 11:45 PM   #4
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If you've got LILO installed on a partition - you might want to install it to the MBR instead:

When your'e able to get to a shell: - su to root user

kedit /etc/lilo.conf

look for the

boot=

directive at the top

change it to

boot=/dev/hda

then as root user again

/sbin/lilo

this will install LILO to the MBR

(just an idea)
 
  


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