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Old 07-08-2011, 12:28 AM   #1
Exlipse
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Need to fix boot path


Hello, alright, my problem is that when I installed Slackware on my primary drive I had my raid controller disabled so nothing would get confused. Now that I have everything set up I went back to bios and re-enabled the controller which has 2 drives attached running reg IDE. My problem is that slackware won't load anymore, i get an error that the kernal is spazzing out or something. I'm sure the problem lies with the fact that originally the pri hdd was on
Code:
/dev/sda1
and now it's
Code:
/dev/sdc1
. My two other drives are being recognized first. So I really just need to know what files/lines I need to edit so that it will start looking at the right drive to boot. TIA!
 
Old 07-08-2011, 04:48 PM   #2
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Edit the file /etc/lilo.conf as root and change sda1 to sdc1 in the menu-entries. If you have done that launch the command lilo as root.
 
Old 07-08-2011, 06:44 PM   #3
Exlipse
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Awesome, thanks!! That's exactly what I needed to do, and running lilo def helped, i missed that on the first read.. but in the further thinking I remembered I needed to update my fstab too.. now it's running great again. =)
 
  


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