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Old 08-10-2003, 04:56 PM   #16
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skyline I am trying to do the same but that

/sbin/lilo is not running. I donno why.
I changed the lilo.conf.anaconda file as lilo.conf file
then I saved it and am trying to run it using
/sbin/lilo it isn't running.

Do you think this is a problem as the system is using
grub.conf instead of lilo.conf. I am not sure myself.
I installed this one so many times that I don't remember exactly whether I used lilo or grub for installation. Can you help me on that. How can I know which is the file my system is using.

If it is lilo then let me know what to do. I have already changed
boot = /dev/hda now how do I run /sbin/lilo

Thankyou very very much
Best regards
Old 08-10-2003, 05:09 PM   #17
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Can you post the contents of lilo.conf? - to get them

Open a command line Terminal

Then type:


<Press enter>

Then type your Root password

<Press enter>

then type

kedit /etc/lilo.conf

if kedit is not on RH8 then try

kwrite /etc/lilo.conf
Old 08-17-2003, 08:51 AM   #18
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guys i haveing a similiar problem as chan .....i cant find my lilo.conf ...i didnt install lilo on mbr as i want to use ntldr so my lilo is in /boot i think that should work fine ....while insatlling linux i wansnt able to run my second RH7.2 cd coz the installer kept saying not a linux cd i used only one cd ...what i on my directory structure when i boot with in the rescue mode ....makes me belive that linux is installed on my hard disk ....may be with some rpms missing ...once i have my linux running i can install em latter plese all u knowlegebale guys help me to get an answer to my problem ....should i reinstall linux ....please i dont want to do it agian .......thanx in avance


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