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Old 09-24-2005, 03:25 PM   #1
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I need a BOOT PROMT


How can I get a "boot promt" in Mandrakelinux 10? I'm using a LiLo.

How can I enter params at the "boot promt"?

"Boot promt" is the only way to restore my system, byt I don't know where I can get it
 
Old 09-24-2005, 03:29 PM   #2
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when you first start booting linux you should get a prompt that says "LILO:". that's your prompt.
 
Old 09-24-2005, 03:33 PM   #3
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After BIOS I have LiLo menu where I can select from linux, linux-nonfb, etc...

If I press [Enter], the Linux trying to load and then "kernel panic".
I know that I need to type "linux noresume" in BOOT PROMT, because my resume data is corrupted.

But where is the BOOT PROMT ?

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Old 09-24-2005, 04:20 PM   #4
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I already told you.. where it says "LILO:" that IS the prompt.. you shoul dbe able to type straight away. and it's a "prompt" not "PROMT"
 
Old 09-24-2005, 04:23 PM   #5
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You might need to press F1 or Esc or something like that to get out of the graphical menu into the prompt; I don't know the specifics of Mandriva.
 
Old 09-24-2005, 06:42 PM   #6
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Or Shift
 
Old 09-24-2005, 07:47 PM   #7
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I seem to recall the LILO uses the tab key to get to the prompt. It maybe has changed though.
 
Old 09-27-2005, 03:25 AM   #8
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Thanks.
It was [ESC] key...
 
Old 09-27-2005, 07:44 AM   #9
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Doesn't all linux distros nowadays use grub instead of Lilo ?
I thought Lilo was discarded .

Ravi
 
Old 09-28-2005, 02:06 PM   #10
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IMNSHO Lilo is far easier than Grub. And, AFAIK, they are equal, meaning any limitation is a limitation in both, one is not 'better' over the other when speaking objectively.

And lastly, no, a lot of good distros still push for Lilo. But a REALLY good distro will still let you choose which one you want.

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