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Old 11-02-2007, 08:36 AM   #1
dwhitney67
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Replace LILO with GRUB


Hello,

I am trying to bring back to life on old system that previously used LILO to boot. The new OS I am installing uses GRUB.

After installing the new OS and attempting a boot, all I see are the characters "LI".

Using a rescue CD and fdisk, I waxed the /dev/hda drive of all partitions, and then did a re-install of the new OS.

The same problem still exists. What else can I do to get GRUB to install properly over the old LILO bootloader? Can I used fdisk to wax the contents of the MBR? If so, how?
 
Old 11-02-2007, 09:07 AM   #2
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Nevermind, I determined that I was incorrectly referencing grub application from the wrong directory. It is in /usr/sbin, yet my script was referencing /sbin.
 
  


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