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Old 08-05-2001, 08:40 PM   #1
dirkduck169
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Unhappy Boot Disc...help...


Hello all, well I have a problem. I just re-installed windows (not re-formated, just reinstalled) and now apparently it has overwritten Lilo or something so I cant choose to boot into Linux. Now I am pretty sure my partition with linux on it is still there (unless the windows 98SE setup deleted it...) I had made a boodisc when I first installed linux, but I apparently lost it or cant find it. So, how should I get back into Linux and re-setup Lilo? thanks for any help.



note: My linux distribution version is RedHat 7.1
 
Old 08-05-2001, 10:38 PM   #2
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Go here and use the info to get back into linux. Rerun /sbin/lilo as root and use the command mkbootdisk to make a new boot disk.
 
Old 08-05-2001, 11:04 PM   #3
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thats for the help, ill try it out
 
Old 08-05-2001, 11:23 PM   #4
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Well, I tried that, and doing all it said, so i started up linux rescue, went to the prompt. switched to bash, then tried to run /sbin/lilo. It said there was no sich file or directory. so I 'cd''d over to that directory and look at the files, and dheyres no lilo file in it. Any idea whats wrong? thanks
 
Old 08-06-2001, 12:49 AM   #5
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Nevermind, i got it worked out. Thanks a million for all the help!
 
Old 08-06-2001, 10:25 PM   #6
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