Bootup Disaster (post-upgrade?)
Updating sid. A screen is presented at Lilo. Did I want Lilo to
access the HDD as LBA? This was mentioned as probably desireable.
Now I reboot. The boot process begins. After the BIOS readouts, up
comes Lilo. But no! THis is what I see:
then a pause. Then continuing:
Now the machine goes berzerk. The drive starts thrashing/clicking.
[A friend tells me there are now viruses that can attack the hard
drive this way.]
I will try to install a new boot record using install disks from
Meanwhile, does this ring a bell?