Re: SILO probs
Kris Constable wrote:
> Ben Collins wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 29, 1999 at 10:08:00AM -0400, Kris Constable wrote:
> > >
> > > sorry, I did. The only change was:
> > >
> > > File and args: 1/boot/vmlinuz-2.2.9
> > > Illegal Instruction
> > > Type help for more information
> > > ok
> > Have you tried using a rescue disk yet? Probably should use the one from
> > slink (2.2.1 image) and simply type:
> > ok> boot fd() 1/boot/vmlinuz-2.2.9
> > (or use floppy instead of fd() depending)
> > This should get you up and going.
> yes, if I do "boot floppy" I get a SILO: prompt, where I type:
> linux root=/dev/sda1
> and then I'm in debian, although I have nothing but basic commands. My
> main problem is that I want a SILO: prompt on boot, and don't want to
> have to manually boot off the floppy. I need to be able to boot off a
> new kernel, because I'm missing the necessary libraries, it's telling me
> I need a new kernel, and so I can't install anything until then. Perhaps
> in a case like this, dselect should have a "apt-get new-kernel" or
> something to that effect.
> Any help is appreciated,
Did you try to reinstall the SILO bootblock ?
try: silo -f
Hope it helps you.
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