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Old 01-30-2003, 02:19 PM   #1
reepark
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installed and still wont run


i am sure this has already been answered on here but i couldnt find it anywhere, so sorry if it has.

i have installed redhat 8.0 and when it goes to boot all i get is

L
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
L
L


somethimes there is only one L and other times it is all the way down the left side of the screen. what is going on here? how do i get it to boot?
 
Old 01-30-2003, 02:35 PM   #2
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Looks like it might be the beginning of the "LIWrong..." error but your screen is not printing the message. I had this problem after upgrading from 7.2 to 8.0. I fixed it by running through the install and creating a boot disk when prompted, then using that boot disk while inserted to boot up.
 
Old 01-30-2003, 02:42 PM   #3
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is there a reason for this that can be changed in the install or do i need new hardware? whats the rest of the "LIWrong....." error?
 
Old 01-30-2003, 02:45 PM   #4
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You need to create a boot disk during installation and try to boot from it. When LILO can't run it usually prints a number (assigned to an error message), something like 'L 09'. I your case there's no number, so it's hard to say what's wrong. A boot disk should help.
 
  


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