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Old 07-01-2002, 10:20 PM   #1
Poorman
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Unhappy What next?


I just got done installing Slackware 7.1. I rebooted, and no LILO comes up. It goes immediatly to the boot: prompt. I hit enter and the CDROM kicks on to slackware user Id:, it wants to install it over again. This maybe a dumb question, but what do I do after I install Slackware and re-boot the system? The book I am reading from reads like wall paper. I dont know where to go after installation. Is there any tutorial somebody can point me towards? Maybe some articles?


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Old 07-01-2002, 10:39 PM   #2
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Remove the cdrom so it stops booting to it..

Try www.tldp.org , has all the howto's you will ever need for linux. Try this site as well, got a specific answer, ask it here, someone is bound to have a answer.
 
Old 07-02-2002, 12:18 PM   #3
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Did you insatll lilo? Or create lilo boot floppy?
If not but the CD back in when it gets to the boot prompt enter: root=/dev/hda1 ( if you installed to the 1st drive, and
1st parition).

Login in as root
liloconfig and create a lilo boot floppy.
This is the safest way when your first starting out.

And of course remeber to change you boot sequence
in you BIOS
 
Old 07-02-2002, 12:19 PM   #4
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Correction command should be:
mount root=/dev/hda1
 
  


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