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Old 10-19-2003, 08:51 AM   #1
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LILO Problem

I recently did an HD install of Damn Small Linux(DSL). DSL is a knoppix based live cd, but it's only 50mb. I think it uses the same install script as knoppix. It's installed on a 13gb hard drive, disk name is hdb. It's installed in the partition hdb1. Setup worked fine. I used an included script, mkliloboot to create a bootloader, so I could access Windoze2000 and DSL. However, upon rebooting lilo wasn't there, the PC booted straight into windows. Any thoughts, or other ideas for creating a bootloader?
Old 10-19-2003, 09:31 AM   #2
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At this pont, the easiest way might be to use the Windows bootloader.

The instructions are pretty similar for Lilo.

However, if you want to make sure, get the google cache : for a page that seemingly disappeared recently.

Old 10-19-2003, 10:54 AM   #3
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Still having trouble. Neither of those guides will work for me, because I can't boot into the installation of Linux! The ntldr method seems easy enough, and would work, but I would need to be in the installation of linux to install lilo. Maybe I'm missing the point.


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