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Old 02-10-2013, 10:18 PM   #1
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Red face Slackware 14 LILO install problems


Hi! I'm installing Slackware 14 and I figured out how to partition my hard drives (at least I think I did lol). The problem I am having is that I run the setup program and then get Slackware installing, but at the end where it tries to automatically configure LILO, it fails. I swear I think I saw something about it being related to my video card's inability to use VESA modes. I have an NVIDIA GTX 660, just so we're all on the same page. It's quite capable of VESA-compatible video modes, I think? Anyway, what should I do? I'm so excited to try Slackware 14 and I've never had a problem where the setup program of a linux distro couldn't configure LILO or GRUB. I'm quite confused and a total n00b. Please help! ^_^
 
Old 02-11-2013, 04:15 AM   #2
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What is the actual problem are you having booting problems?
Do you get a boot menu?
 
Old 02-13-2013, 07:54 AM   #3
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I got it figured out. It turns out it hates life if I put it on the MBR. Thanks, all! ^_^
 
  


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