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Old 08-16-2003, 12:45 PM   #1
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Partion Magic and LILO

I don't know if this has got to do with lilo or not but for now my guess is that it does. I've got 2 OS's on my computer, linux suse and winXP. I wanted to extend one of my data partitions under winXP and thus used partition magic to do that. But during the operation I got an error (don't ask me which error because I don't remember) and now when I boot from my hard disk instead of getting LILO I get "99 99 99 99 99" over 1/2 of my screen. Partition magic boot disks don't work. I used the Linux boot disk but in order to load the linux kernel under the "rescue system" menu I need to insert "module disk 1" which I don't have.
Have any of you ever gotten that 99 99 99 message when booting and does anyone have an idea of how I can rescue both of my OS's?
Old 08-16-2003, 12:52 PM   #2
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There are lost of posts about lilo 99 errors on this site. Just boot from a rescue disk arnd run:


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