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Old 09-14-2003, 08:36 PM   #1
Nevchift
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LILO: LILO lost upon booting.


Hi all.

Got a problem. My LILO did not appear while booting. Actually I got 3 OSes; Mandrake, RedHat & WinXP. While I try to configure the RedHat partition (to boot into RedHat) from my Mandrake, it give me a problem. No LILO.

How come I want to get back my LILO, man?
 
Old 09-14-2003, 08:44 PM   #2
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Use your Linux boot disk in order to boot Linux.

To re-install Lilo in the MBR, login as root and type:
Code:
lilo
 
Old 09-14-2003, 08:50 PM   #3
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Thank you. I'll try later.
 
Old 09-16-2003, 07:21 AM   #4
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You can use the mandrake CD 1 to solve this cause I use Mandrake 9. Boot with the CD and enter rescue mode. There u will get an option to rewrite LILO I suppose. U need to have an idea of the partition names in linux format i.e. hda, hdc, etc.
 
  


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