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Old 03-03-2004, 02:38 PM   #1
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error loading operating system (lilo error)

i have reinstall slack 9.1 (dont ask me why) and now i always get this error. when i install slack i always get LILO error and it says that i must boot form the floppy but that dontwork too.

im searching for 2 ours now but i didnt find anything what could help. and yes i know that some similar threads exsist so i will answer some questions which are u always asking for.

>did u try to reinstall slack again?

actually i have reinstall slack 2 times be4 but i didnt get any errors. so i tryed today (6 times) but no effect. i also use the same comp, same disk eave the partitions are the same (the install CD... everything).

>are u dure that ure booting from the right disk?

>try to edit the lilo.conf.........

hello? i can not boot into my system. how can i edit something???
Old 03-03-2004, 04:46 PM   #2
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If you are ever in a pinch and need to do something you can always boot from the second slackware cd. It tells you how in the first couple lines.


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