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Old 12-19-2006, 11:34 AM   #1
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reinstalling lilo

Hi, I need to reinstall lilo, browsing in the internet i found the next steps:
a) boot using knoppix (im using 5.0)
b) root@tty1[#] mount /mnt/hdxx (in my case hda5, hda1 is xp)
c) root@tty1[#] chroot /mnt/hda5
d) sh-2.05b# /sbin/lilo

Fatal: open /dev/hda: Permission denied

Reading this, I undestand that I cant enough right over hda (hda1: xp, hda5: mandriva) but I dont know why because Im logged as mandriva root (sh-2.05b) so... what am I doing bad?
Old 12-19-2006, 12:21 PM   #2
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Hm, are you sure that you are root when you try to mount the mandriva disk in knoppix?


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