Lilo [solved] problems
Posted 05 February 2005 - 03:30 AM
Posted 05 February 2005 - 04:13 AM
Boot Mnadrake, Open a console and su to root. Type "lilo -v" . If you get an error, it is possible you have installed lilo into two different areas. I always use the mbr. The warning might be given if your edits are going to cause some sort of error. Why not post the lilo you wish to run and let's check it out for any possible issue.
Posted 05 February 2005 - 06:24 PM
Here is my lilo.conf file:
# File generated by DrakX/drakboot # WARNING: do not forget to run lilo after modifying this file boot=/dev/hda1 map=/boot/map default="windows" keytable=/boot/us.klt prompt nowarn timeout=600 message=/boot/message menu-scheme=wb:bw:wb:bw image=/boot/vmlinuz label="linux" root=/dev/hda7 initrd=/boot/initrd.img append="devfs=mount acpi=ht splash=silent" vga=788 read-only image=/boot/vmlinuz label="linux-nonfb" root=/dev/hda7 initrd=/boot/initrd.img append="devfs=mount acpi=ht" read-only image=/boot/vmlinuz-i686-up-4GB label="linux-i686-up-4GB" root=/dev/hda7 initrd=/boot/initrd-i686-up-4GB.img append="devfs=mount acpi=ht splash=silent" read-only image=/boot/vmlinuz-p3-smp-64GB label="linux-p3-smp-64GB" root=/dev/hda7 initrd=/boot/initrd-p3-smp-64GB.img append="devfs=mount acpi=ht splash=silent" read-only image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.3-7mdk label="263-7" root=/dev/hda7 initrd=/boot/initrd-2.6.3-7mdk.img append="devfs=mount acpi=ht splash=silent" read-only image=/boot/vmlinuz-smp label="linux-smp" root=/dev/hda7 initrd=/boot/initrd-smp.img append="devfs=mount acpi=ht splash=silent" read-only image=/boot/vmlinuz label="failsafe" root=/dev/hda7 initrd=/boot/initrd.img append="failsafe acpi=ht devfs=nomount" read-only other=/dev/hda1 label="windows" table=/dev/hda
This post has been edited by DirecX: 05 February 2005 - 06:25 PM
Posted 06 February 2005 - 12:22 PM
This is your Windows partition as far as I can tell and it probably is NTFS
You are trying to put the bootloader on the Windows partition. That will never work, I think.
Change boot=/dev/hda1 to boot=/dev/hda (to put the bootloader in the MBR) or boot=/dev/hda7 (to put lilo on your Linux partition).
Then run lilo -v or lilo -cv (if you want it to boot faster).
I always put the bootloader in the MBR. I never had any trouble with it there.
I hope this helps. ;)/>
This post has been edited by a13x: 06 February 2005 - 12:24 PM
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