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Old 10-24-2004, 06:18 PM   #1
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Installed lilo can't get rid of grub

I went from MEPIS linux to knoppix...

MEPIS used grub and grub was put on the MBR of /dev/hdb

Now... I installed knoppix to the HD and it wants to install lilo.... it didn't ask me where to install lilo neither.. just asked if i wanted to. I clicked OK on that dialog.

Knoppix installed......... now I get a grub error on boot.

Any idea whats wrong?
Old 10-25-2004, 03:42 AM   #2
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Did you run /sbin/lilo?
Old 10-25-2004, 04:30 AM   #3
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Yah. Do some research. To remove grub is as simple as installing lilo *completely*. That means finish the install by running /sbin/lilo. There is a ton of documentation available on the 'net. Do your homework.
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