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Old 03-25-2004, 08:14 PM   #1
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I installed the Slackware distro of linux this morning but declined the installation on lilo because i already have Bootit NG as my boot/partition manager. When I tried to add it to my boot options, i got confused and couldn't figure it out. I tried using the linux boot disk made during the slackware installation but I couldn't make that work either. Anyone know how i can fix my problem?
Old 03-25-2004, 10:58 PM   #2
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just install LILO
Old 03-26-2004, 02:45 AM   #3
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not sure why you can't boot from the floppy you made during installation. Did you change your BIOS setting? If that is not the problem, then try booting from the installation CD. Not sure on Slackware, but most Linux installation CDs I have seen have "Rescue" option and/or "Boot from CD" options. If you havethe latter, choose that with something like "linux init 3". That should get you into the system in regular command line mode. Then install lilo and you are done. If you only see the "Resue" mode...maybe youcould still install lilo...
Old 03-26-2004, 03:13 AM   #4
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yeah , just try lilo

I've found some troubles also from booting with slackware boot disk.
if you make the boot disk from the installation procedure, it won't work
you have to make it inside the running slackware

back to the topic
if you can't install lilo?

reinstall your linux, that's easy

sorry, that's the only thing i can say for now, i'll find it out later
It's been my problem too this recent time

it's harmless right??
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