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Old 12-29-2003, 01:29 AM   #1
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Lilo and superblock of linux partition

i am using Slack 9.1
i have 3 partitions, ie. / , /boot and /swap.
I installed Lilo into superblock of the linux partition.
where did i actually install my Lilo?
/ or /boot?

which partition should mark as bootable so that i can boot my
PC using Lilo?

Please help.
Old 12-29-2003, 02:10 PM   #2
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are u dualbooting Slack with any other OS (such as Windows??) if ur not dualbooting then, why not install Lilo on the MBR
Old 12-29-2003, 03:09 PM   #3
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Most likely the / partition. Do you have any other os's? I'm guessing that you have Windows since you didn't install to the MBR, so search ( ) for a guide on using the Windows bootloader to load Linux.


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