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Old 08-18-2003, 04:56 AM   #1
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Angry red hat 7.3 boot failed


I have recently tried to install red hat 7.3 and finished the installation leving my system with a 20gb partition(ntfs) for windows and swap(1gb), and main linux.

During the installation i chose not to use lilo or grub and finished the install without them.

i then insert the boot floppy and reboot, all that happens is that the floppy clicks for a minute and then says boot failed.

i am using a external floppy drive.

Do i need to make a boot loader and if so could someone help me do so.

thanks
 
Old 08-18-2003, 05:46 AM   #2
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i just went intorescue mode on the cd and typed

chroot /mnt/sysimage
/sbin/lilo -b /dev/hda2

it said could not find etc/lilo.conf
 
  


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