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Old 09-03-2005, 04:34 PM   #1
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Help! LILO can't boot windows!

I posted this in the newbie forum too, but I need help soon! The first time I installed slackware, I didn't install LILO to the MBR so I just used a boot floppy. Then I hosed it somehow and reinstalled, this time installing LILO to the MBR because everyone said so. Now it can't boot Windows XP, which is a big problem because this is a family computer and if XP doesn't work it's a big problem. Here's my liloconfig file:
# LILO configuration file
# generated by 'liloconfig'
# Start LILO global section
message = /boot/boot_message.txt
# Override dangerous defaults that rewrite the partition table:
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x256
# Normal VGA console
# vga = normal
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x64k
# vga=791
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x32k
# vga=790
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x256
# vga=773
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x64k
# vga=788
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x32k
# vga=787
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x256
# vga=771
# VESA framebuffer console @ 640x480x64k
# vga=785
# VESA framebuffer console @ 640x480x32k
# vga=784
# VESA framebuffer console @ 640x480x256
# vga=769
# End LILO global section
# Windows bootable partition config begins

other = /dev/hda1
table = /dev/hda
# Windows bootable partition config ends
# Linux bootable partition config begins



image = /boot/vmlinuz
root = /dev/hda5
label = Linux
# Linux bootable partition config ends
Old 09-03-2005, 05:27 PM   #2
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Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

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