static Posted July 17, 2003 Report Share Posted July 17, 2003 A how-to? Did I hear my name? I'm on it! <Rushes off to start a K3B How-to> BTW, for the record: reboot and halt ARE commands. lilo.conf is easy to edit, just run lilo after to send changes to your MBR (master boot record). If ever mandrake's not bootable, you can boot off your install cd, hit F2, and type rescue. You'll get a menu where repair Bootloader (MBR) is one of the options. So you're pretty safe. (I'm also half done a how-to for booting, chroot-ing, and fixing config files) hd_=ide-scsi is needed under "Append" in lilo.conf for both drives to be able to burn from one cd to another. When you reboot - mandrake recognizes that an ide drive has diappeared, and that a scsi drive has appeared. In other distros, you must change your cdrom link manually to reflect that cdrom is now scsi instead of ide ... see - /dev/cdrom is just a link (pointing to) /dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/cd, so you need to remove that old link and make a new one pointing to /dev/scsi..yaddayadda Supermount I leave on as it works great for me. The first time I get mandrake installed, or k3b installed when it doesn't come preinstalled in my distro of the week, I su, give root passwd, and type k3b. Then I go through the setup and add static to my users. Note I only do this AFTER I've editing my lilo.conf to include hd_=ide-scsi for my reader drive, changed my link, and rebooted. That way k3b starts off seeing things the way I want it too. Congrads on getting it working! The linux community, and even more so, the mandrake community, is here for you. Welcome! Soon ye shall be M$ free. I now watch dvd's and everything!! (that was my last step - turned out to be easy with 9.1) Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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