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Old 08-30-2003, 12:36 AM   #1
kill-9-1
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lilo error


i have lilo installed in my mbr. have winxp and mandrake 9 installed
upon reboot, the system stays with an L
is there any way i can reuse the installed linux
am able to use winxp by clearing the lilo from the mbr(fdisk /mbr)
please sos!
thanx in advance
 
Old 08-30-2003, 01:14 AM   #2
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What distro are you using? - did you create a bootdisk? - if its a major distro you can boot from the 1st cd rom - there are other options like the Knoppix live cd and Toms boot disk.
 
Old 08-30-2003, 02:17 AM   #3
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mandrake 9.0 man
me dont know how to use linux rescue!!
sos
 
Old 08-30-2003, 06:18 AM   #4
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try booting off of the XP cd and go into the Recovery Console. Log in to XP under administrator and type in 'fixmbr'.
 
  


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