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Old 12-24-2004, 09:37 PM   #1
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Restoring LILO


I had my system set up with a dual-boot between WinXP and SuSE 9.2 with LILO as the boot loader. After some problems with windows I re-installed it and now it overwrote my MBR. My system just boots into windows without going to the LILO boot menu. How can I get LILO back?
 
Old 12-24-2004, 11:13 PM   #2
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Suse should have a repair option on it's install cd but if it doesn't you can just do it with a live cd. Boot the live cd, mount the harddrive, chroot into the mounted parition and run lilo.
 
Old 12-25-2004, 05:31 PM   #3
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How and where do I mount my linux partition to? I understand the steps that you listed but can you provide the commands I need to issue?
 
Old 12-26-2004, 10:04 PM   #4
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su -
mount -o dev /dev/hd(x) /mnt/hd
chroot /mnt/hd
lilo -v
 
  


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