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Old 11-29-2001, 12:37 AM   #1
Registered: Sep 2001
Location: Salt Lake City
Distribution: Slackware 8.1
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Lilo won't see DOS

Just downloaded RedHat 7.2 and decided to install W2k along with it on a single fresh 40 gig ATA hd.

I first installed 2k and hda1, about 12 gigs worth, with NTFS.

Then I installed 7.2, starting on hda5, with the following partitions: boot, home, usr, swap, and / as hda5-9 respectively.

I used LILO, and installed it on the MBR, with linux as the default.

Now when I boot up, LILO doesn't see the DOS side, only linux. (Are the gods telling me something??)

I tried adding the line other=/hda1 to the linux.conf file.

I did a very similar setup on an older computer, but with fat32 instead of NTFS and 7.1 instead of 7.2. Worked great.

My eyes are sore from searching for a solution! Any help would be appreciated. BTW - I have no material to loose on either partition.


Last edited by tunedLow; 11-29-2001 at 12:42 AM.
Old 11-29-2001, 01:56 AM   #2
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Fixed it. Forgot to run lilo after I made the changes. Happy happy.


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