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Old 02-16-2004, 06:10 PM   #1
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booting using good kernel if its not installed with lilo

i might have done something real stupid, well it was real stupid, im just wondering how detremental it was.
i have a good kernel, but i didnt set up lilo to boot using it. and i compiled a new kernel, and it doesnt work. how can i boot into the working one if lilos not set up to use it? please say its possible. im clueless though.
Old 02-16-2004, 06:12 PM   #2
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What distro are you using? If lilo isn't set up to use a kernel, you can't use it. You can use a bootdisk to boot.

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Old 02-16-2004, 06:26 PM   #3
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debian, apologies for not mentioning that before.
and whats a good place to get a boot disk if one wasnt made during installation?


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