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I'm having a problem... I have installed Windows XP on a partition and Slackware installed sucessfully on another partition, but windows just boots everytime I start my computer. I installed LILO when it asked but I have no boot options what so ever.
Sounds like you put LILO on the Slackware partition, not the MBR. You can try this. Get your Slackware boot floppy, you did make a boot floppy didn't you? Okay, now boot off your floppy. Lets say Slack boot partition is on hda2. As root do;
dd if=/dev/hda2 of=boot.lnx bs=512 count=1
Copy boot.lnx to a floppy.
Now start XP. Copy boot.lnx from the floppy to c:\ . Look for c:\boot.ini and open it. Add this;
Reboot, should show the Slackware entry on the boot screen. Going my memory, so get back your outcome.
Which options did you pick when you installed LILO? If you picked "Custom", then "Install to root partition", you may be having the same problem that I had. Try "Newbie", then "Install to MBR[master boot record]". I have no idea why this worked though
Don't be too leery of writing to the MBR; you can restore it with a DOS/Win98 bootdisk, as detailed here:https://www.redhat.com/archives/blin.../msg00046.html
That tells me nothing.
"In the laptop," i.e. integrated, usually means a mini-PCI card.
lspci will normally give some info as will dmesg. Removing the cover and looking at the card or looking up the FCC ID may reveal additional clues. Without more info about the chipset, it will be tough to help.