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Old 07-21-2003, 10:40 AM   #1
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What is the cause of the "L" at the begin of boot and how to solve it?


I am sorry here since I have seen at least 3 threads concerning it I have tried searching but can not find the key word.

Would someone post some information here (links, contents, etc), so that after people have a reference to search for it?
Many thanks.
 
Old 07-21-2003, 10:42 AM   #2
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Is your system booting? Or you just see an "L" and everything goes fine?
 
Old 07-21-2003, 10:53 AM   #3
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Are you using LILO for your bootloader?

LILO fails: Error messages and their interpretation
LILO mini HOWTO
Multiboot with LILO HOWTO
LILO, Linux Crash Rescue HOW-TO
Installing a bootloader
 
Old 07-21-2003, 11:14 AM   #4
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Where have you installed LILO to?

"L" just signifies that LIlo is having problems loading the second stage.

Last edited by Skyline; 07-21-2003 at 11:15 AM.
 
Old 07-22-2003, 04:55 AM   #5
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Thank you all. I have never encouted this problem before. But I remember there are several threads about this problem: when booting up, they just see a "L" or some "L"s on the screen and the system halts. I tried to search for these threads but can not find the keyword.

So, I outlined a more clearer topic and *hope* to close this problem and make it convinent for other newbies like me

Again, thank you all.
 
  


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