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Old 07-31-2013, 04:57 PM   #1
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Lilo and reinstalling linux on a dual boot.


I just did a Windows 7 & Slackware 14 64 bit install. I want to replace the Slackware with 32bit. Lilo is working as intended. I put it on the MBR. It is a single partitioned hard drive with windows (NTFS) on the primary and ext4 on the logical.

Should I;
a. not reinstall lilo, it should work
b. reinstall lilo
c do something else?

Thanks.

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Old 07-31-2013, 08:36 PM   #2
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This may not be the right answer, but it's what I would do. I would take it as an opportunity to reinstall lilo with the freshest build. No time like the present right?
 
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This may not be the right answer, but it's what I would do. I would take it as an opportunity to reinstall lilo with the freshest build. No time like the present right?
I could do that if I wasnt a slacker, but i guess the real question is will lilo still boot my windows correctly if i already overwrote the old MBR with Lilo?
 
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Reinstalling it over the old one worked flawlessly. Thanks.
 
  


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