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Old 03-14-2001, 10:15 PM   #1
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HI guys,

I wanted to know how do i go about removing linux from my system. i tried deleting the linux native and swap partition but LILO was still in my boot.

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Linux - RedHat 7.0
Boot - Dual/Win98
 
Old 03-14-2001, 11:22 PM   #2
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I have the same Question. I did the same thing and
LILO is still installed. Is it something to do with
the Kernal? I tried installing my 6.1, thinking it would over write it, but I can only get to the section where you define your disk partitions and can't go on past that.
It will allow me to make my dir's but the Next button remains grayed out. I also tried the server install and the other types of installs option and I still can't get past
that one screen.

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Was RedHat 5.2
Was Dual/Win98.
Upgrading to RedHat 6.1.
No Dual boot this time.
[Edited by Golinux on 03-15-2001 at 12:21 PM]
 
Old 03-15-2001, 03:25 AM   #3
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Red face waitin...

Thanx for the moral support, Golinux. Still waiting for some wiz to give me ideas.
 
Old 03-15-2001, 07:14 AM   #4
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fdisk /MBR

That should work!
 
Old 03-15-2001, 12:47 PM   #5
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Just one more doubt, will fdisk /mbr reset my master boot record or just remove Lilo. I mean, i will be able to boot again, right?

"better make sure, for tomorrow you might screw your HDD."
 
Old 03-15-2001, 12:52 PM   #6
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Yeah, it will wipe out your MBR, and if your loading windows, it will still load.
 
Old 03-17-2001, 01:47 PM   #7
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Cool

Thanks trickykid! That worked.
 
  


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