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Re: [SLUG] Lilo problem
- To: Arthur Barton <arthurb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Lilo problem
- From: Melinda Taylor <melinda@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Aug 3 17:46:48 2000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Chances are that LILO installed onto the MBR of your second (20Gig) HDD
Hmmmas I suspected, how do I get it to write to the mbr of the original
> How were your drives setup as you installed RedHat? ie was your Win drive
> Primary Master RH Pri Slave CD-ROM as Secondary Slave???
Win is primary master and active and the second 20 gig drive
was primary slave. Cdrom was secondary master.
> Anyway, to be able to boot to win9x at all, it needs to be the first
> partition of the first disk attached. (ie from a linuz point of view, it
> would need to be ' /dev/hda1 ' with your redhat partition as ' /dev/hdb1 '
> or something similar.
ok I did a fdisk /mbr and windows now boots again and I can
boot to linux using my floppy so I am safe but it would be nice to somehow
tell lilo to write its info the mbr of my windows disk /dev/hda
Thnks for you help,