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Old 08-12-2003, 01:42 PM   #1
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redhat 5.2 and lilo boot


i had to reinstall win 2k on a dual boot system with redhat 5.2 on it. My emergency boot disk to reinstall lilo is corrupted and i do not have the original CD's for 5.2 anymore. does anyone know of a working site to download either an emergency boot disk, or redhat 5.2? alternatively, is there another way to boot into linux without the boot disk, or CDs? any help would be appreciated...

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Old 08-12-2003, 01:45 PM   #2
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Ive heard you can use Knoppix (from cd-rom) - just use it to mount the partition that contains the kernel and then (as Root) from a console:

/sbin/lilo

to re-install LILO

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Old 08-12-2003, 02:00 PM   #3
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i will download and try it... (700 MEG file). thanks... if you can think of anything else to try in the meantime, please do not hesitate to post.

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Old 08-12-2003, 04:56 PM   #4
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I suggest using Tomsrtbt.
It is Linux on one floppy disk.

Tom's Root Boot
http://www.toms.net/rb/
 
  


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