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Something's wrong, then. (I mean, aside from not being able to boot.) Slack defaults to LILO, so either something's *really* screwed up or you accidentally chose GRUB when you installed. Might want to try again or wait for a GRUB expert - I've never used it; LILO works for me.
You mean you got LILO and *it* doesn't work, or tried to install it and *that* doesn't work? I mean, is it just GRUB failing, or both? And what happens when it does fail?
And actually, *is* it failing? Pure blank screen but for a word or is there a prompt? Maybe just need to hit enter or login or pass an option if you can. I dunno - I'm heading out, but try to post up some specifics on your hardware, install method, and exact errors and I'm sure someone can help you out. Good luck!
i cant boot up no... and i havenīt used linux för a long time.. and i donīt remember how to do =)
it just says GRUB :s
I had this problem with my one server, I tried installing red hat on it to try it out, and grub loaded into the MBR. I wan not very happy with RH (slacker for life) so i went back to try and installing slack on my system, and low and behold, it keeped doing this to me, I actually started using a boot floppy for a while anyways, where are you trying to install LILO to? My problem was I would always install it to the superblock (there was a warning that MBR might be unsafe) without realizing that grub was still in the MBR, so i finally installed LILO to the MBR and this solved my problems.
yeah, if you choose the option to install lilo to the mbr, it should overwrite a previous version of grub. I prefer grub over lilo, coz I run a few distros on my PC and with lilo, I have to run it everytime I update a kernel on the other partitions, whereas with grub I don't.