Re: [debian-knoppix] Recovering the MBR with LILO?
> I have screwed up installing Windows (i need it for some things) and it
> rewrite the MBR where i had LILO to boot a dual boot system (Knoppix -
> Linux) and as i didn´t create a boot disk when Knoppix was installed on
> the HD, thats my problem.
> Is it possible to rewrite the MBR with the configuration that i had
> before installing windows, using the lilo.conf (or copying it) that is
> in the partition of knoppix on the HD?
Yes, boot knoppix from CD. Become root (sudo su). Then:
mount /dec/hdaX /mnt # X is for your linux partition
chroot /mnt lilo
... then You should see the usual meassages:
Added knoppix *
Then your lilo has been reinstalled. That is the way to do it, if you have
a valid /etc/lilo.conf around
> I have tryed some things as using lilo -C "old lilo.cong in tha
> partition" but some fatal warnings were given.
> Thank you, b.rgds...
> Pablo Z
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