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Old 07-11-2002, 08:15 AM   #1
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lilo on windows' partition


i have installed the lilo on the C: partition which has windows XP on it

i want to remove that lilo to install lilo on the mbr

how can i remove it
 
Old 07-11-2002, 08:22 AM   #2
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maybe Im an idiot or lagging behind somewhere,
but WTF are you talking about? how can you install lilo on a fat32 partition? install lilo in linux, generate the lilo file, and then simply run lilo form the command line, and it will write itselfinto the mbr....


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Old 07-11-2002, 08:26 AM   #3
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i hae tried that

but still the computer boot up with the lilo stored on the /dev/hda1

which was for redhat 7.3

i am asking my friend for a way to remove the lilo from my windows partition only
 
Old 07-11-2002, 08:44 AM   #4
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the dos command to clear the mbr is ´fdisk /mbr´...
so try this, and then boot linux from a floppy, and the try my above suggestion...
 
Old 07-11-2002, 09:42 AM   #5
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hey...

i said twic before that lilo is on the windwos partition and not on the master boot record (mbr)

so i am asking for the third time for help to know how shall i remove lilo from windwos partition not mbr again
 
Old 07-11-2002, 09:57 AM   #6
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I believe that lilo -u will uninstall lilo from wherever it currently is installed.

Lilo, or Grub, can be installed on either the MBR of a disk or on the boot sector of a partition. In Lilo's case, when it installs, it saves a copy of the MBR, or boot sector, in a file. The uninstall simply overwrites the MBR, or the boor sector, with the contents of that file.

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