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Old 08-22-2003, 04:56 AM   #1
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Unhappy lilo/grub not loading

i am using a 40gb samsung hdd , since my bios award doesnt recognize the full size ,i installed dynamic drive overlay to get the full. when linux is installed (dual boot) lilo doesnt appear.. only windows menu appears on startup. i am now booting with a flopppy . plz suggest a sol to boot from hdd
Old 08-22-2003, 05:00 AM   #2
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You need to install your bootloader on the MBR on hda usually.

With grub
Boot with floopy, login as root and type
root (hd3,0)
setup (hd0)
Thats if /boot is the first partition on your disk. if not change (hd3,0) to the correct partition.

Rember Grub counts from 0 not 1 so hdd2 would be (hd3,1).
Logical Volumes start at 4.


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