Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 10-30-2004, 04:59 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Oct 2004
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
slackware 10 post-install problems


I have installed slackware 10 using several partitions, (all of them using ext2 fs). I configured the mount points for these partitions and installed the system using the setup program. It installed all the packages, but It crashed when installing the kernel. Lilo wasnt installed too, it says there was an error. Now, i don't have any kernel or bootloader. I boot from the cd.

I'd like to know how to install it from the rescuedisk prompt. And how to install lilo would be appreciated also.

Thank you!

Old 10-30-2004, 05:36 PM   #2
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Boulder, CO
Distribution: Slackware, RHEL, CentOS
Posts: 825

Rep: Reputation: 33
to install lilo, you need to be root (type su at the command line, and enter your password). then run liloconfig and finally, lilo. so from the command line, it would look like this:

$ su
# liloconfig
# lilo

if your kernel didn't install properly you may still not be able to boot though. if i were you i would check the integrity of your cdroms, make sure they downloaded and burned properly (search around for how to do that, there are lots of posts...try searching "md5"). then i would probably just reinstall. out of curiosity, did you choose full install? did you select packages yourself? it's possible you left out something crucial without knowing it.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
slackware post install nicole_jeff Slackware 2 05-23-2004 06:06 AM
Slackware Post Install Question JRW160 Linux - Newbie 3 05-18-2004 05:38 PM
Some Basic Slackware Setup - Post Install duerra Linux - Newbie 14 12-25-2003 04:17 AM
Slackware hangs on post-install boot Zb7 Slackware 1 11-06-2003 05:57 PM
slackware 9 post install problems Metroid Slackware 10 08-16-2003 02:58 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:25 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration