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Old 02-16-2005, 06:07 PM   #1
mharley
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Lilo 'L99' Problem


I am having the Lilo problem where I get the cursed L 99 99... when I boot. I have tried booting with the boot disk and running both lilo and liloconfig, but this has had no effect. I then followed some ill gotten advice and deleted the mbr. Now I obviously can't boot the system, and I don't know how to restore the mbr. This system only has Slackware 9.1 installed (no windows), so many of the solutions I have found on the net do not apply. I have also attempted to reinstall and repartition the system several times, but this also has no effect. Any other solutions would be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 02-16-2005, 10:14 PM   #2
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this may sound weird
but i have seen such problems when i tried installing lilo on a MBR on secondary drive
so make ur hdd as primary master and give it a try

lilo some times behaves in a awkward fashion for me
so i prefer grub

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Old 02-17-2005, 04:26 AM   #3
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The Lilo installation was already on the primary hard drive. I think I deleted the mbr on that drive, tho. How do I restore it?
 
Old 02-17-2005, 06:21 AM   #4
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to restore lilo just run

lilo from ur root partition


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