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Old 10-23-2002, 10:15 PM   #1
mch
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Unhappy mbr had over write so lilo is gone how to rewrite lilo to mbr


hello everybody,
i just format my pc last night to reinstall my windows. after finish, my mbr had been overwrite and my lilo are no longer in the mbr. now i have to use boot disk to boot into my Linux.
is there any way, we can rewrite the lilo into the master boot record(mbr). so that i wouldn't need to use the boot disk all the time when ever i want to login to linux?

thankz,
mch
 
Old 10-23-2002, 10:52 PM   #2
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Usually distro's will come with a rescue option on your boot install CDROM. If not, you can boot into Linux and run /sbin/lilo as root, and it should restore LILO to your MBR.

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Old 10-24-2002, 12:03 AM   #3
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you can boot into Linux and run /sbin/lilo as root, and it should restore LILO to your MBR.
just like that? so easy. i will go home and try it out.if i still have problem with it, i will come back again.
thank you, MasterC.

thankz,
mch
 
Old 10-25-2002, 04:49 AM   #4
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Cool

i have successful over write my lilo to the MBR.

thankz.
mch
 
Old 10-25-2002, 02:55 PM   #5
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No problem

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