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Old 04-06-2005, 06:25 AM   #1
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How do I get Lilo back?


I have a dual boot system using LILO, but I had to fix WinXP. I went to repair XP and can't get into LILO anymore. Windows bootloader took over. How can I get back into my Linux system? I;d like to change back to LILO without reinstalling everything.
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You won't need to re-install, and you've lost none of your data.

Re-boot from the CD, and go to Recovery Mode, however your distro does that.
Maybe you'll need to chroot into your disk environment.

Then, just /sbin/lilo I'd think.
Try some searching - comes up all the time.
 
Old 04-06-2005, 12:56 PM   #3
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If you had your distro listed in your profile we could be a lot more help.

Boot something like Knoppix, then mount your / partition somewhere, chroot to that directory and rerun lilo
 
  


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