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Old 07-08-2003, 08:30 AM   #1
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Booting problem


After installing Red hat 9, on rebooting I am getting an insert boot disk error. I have SCSI hd and a Tape drive and CDROM on IDE.

I "prepared" an installation boot disk... how can I kick start my installation from the boot disk?
 
Old 07-08-2003, 10:38 AM   #2
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First, did you take out the floppy out of the floppy driver?

I have no idea on SCSI.....

But could you boot into linux by the floppy?
 
Old 07-08-2003, 10:47 AM   #3
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Thanks...

I can boot from the floopy. It takes me to the boot:

From here what should I do to start my linux on the HD?
 
Old 07-08-2003, 10:51 AM   #4
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Have you installed the bootloader? for example LILO or GRUB(or GURB I forgot). Besides, what is the error in detail?
 
Old 07-08-2003, 10:55 AM   #5
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The error is that the BIOS cannot see a bootable HD
 
Old 07-08-2003, 10:59 AM   #6
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So, again, I don't know whether it is the problem of SCSI. But I am wondering indeed if you have installed the bootloader. If not, you might need to install it manually. Refer to Redhat 9 reference guide chapter 2 for how to install the Bootloader.

If you have already installed bootloader, then, .... I have no idea.
 
  


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