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Please help me, I'm running Mandrake 10.1 and Linspire 5.0 on my machine. Mandrake was installed first (it's my main system), then Linspire (just to try it out). Installing Linspire replaced the bootloader, so I reinstalled Mandrake's Lilo, but it Kernel Panics when I try to get to Linspire now. Mandrakes boot configurator was not helpful. What lilo.conf setting will work? Here is my current one:
# File generated by DrakX/drakboot
# WARNING: do not forget to run lilo after modifying this file
Mandrake is on hda1, and Linspire on hda4. My swap partition is hda3 and I use hda2 for my home directory in Mandrake. I have my Mandrake mount hda4 as /A rather than /mnt/hda4. Linspire is on a ReiserFS, which might be an issue because I see error messages on start up for 'ext3' not found. Also, what do I need to do after changing the file, is /sbin/lilo sufficient? Thanks.
However, it looks to me like your root is wrong. Try root=/dev/hda4 and then initrd=/dev/hda4/boot/initrd-2.6.10.gz
I tried this, but it complained about my init parameters. The initrd file lists is 10M, so I think it's wrong. But I have no other initrd file except the one I use with Mandrake, which is for Mandrake's kernel.