Originally Posted by Jorunn
and if not, can you say how to install lilo again but than in MBR, 'cause i don't know how. I rebooted with the slack 11 dvd and got into the setup, but i can't fire up the lilo install menu again...
You will need a boot manager be it lilo,grub or ntloader. You could install lilo to the MBR. The lilo.conf would have a stanza to boot your OS of choice. Do a search on LQ since this issue has been covered many times.
In order to get to your installed system once you boot using the boot/installcd;
mkdir /slack_repair #make a directory for
mount /dev/hdaX /slack_repair #mount of your device.
chroot /slack_repair #change root to your install
cd /slack_repair/etc #change to the etc
You can now edit the lilo.conf file for your system using vi, pico or another editor of choice. If you don't desire to edit, you could use liloconfig to create another lilo.conf. Be sure to backup the old if you desire to save it as liloconfig will write a new one.
If you go the edit route then just create the stanza(s) that you need to boot. If you do a man lilo.conf there is a good example. Once you have the desired lilo.conf just do;
lilo -v -t -b /dev/hdX #change /dev/hdX to your device
#this will test the lilo.conf
lilo -v -b /dev/hdX #write to MBR of /dev/hdX
The first command just tests the lilo.conf, with the second writes to the MBR. Do a man lilo to understand the switches.
Once you have written your lilo, just reboot.