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Old 03-13-2002, 01:50 PM   #1
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Trouble Booting!

I can't start my OS?

Last night I reconfigured my kernel to add a few modules, once I was done I restarted, but all that happened was 'LIL-' was printed on the screen and the system doesn't accept keyboard input, so the boot loader doesn't even load! Has anyone ever run into this problem before?
Old 03-13-2002, 03:36 PM   #2
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Did you change your /etc/lilo.conf correctly? Did you copy new to its location (usually /boot/,m did you specify the righjt root device in your /etc/lilo.conf? If you dont have another kernel you can boot with you will have to use a rescue disk to boot your system and check those things.
Old 03-14-2002, 01:38 AM   #3
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If there is only LIL- it's not a matter of kernel. It's rather LILO problem. Was there any error you started lilo?
Boot from a floppy/installation cd, make sure that /etc/lilo.conf looks good and run lilo.


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