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Old 04-04-2004, 03:32 AM   #1
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Black screen of death after trying to upgrade

I was attemting to update Slackware and now I get a black screen right after lilo
I dont remember what i updated. What should I try to get my system back. I have the slackware disks.
Old 04-04-2004, 03:36 AM   #2
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try changing your boot process and using a bootdisk to load linux. then try running "lilo" as root
Old 04-04-2004, 03:44 AM   #3
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How do i change boot process? and how can i login? all I see is the boot disk kernel. This is a nightmare, I never should have tried to update I should have just formatted and reinstalled, Linux is becoming more pain than its woth.

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