Re: How to get rid of LILO
On Thu, 30 Nov 2000, Samuel Hathaway wrote:
> >> laptop:). Anyway I repartitioned and reformated the
> >> drive but when I
> >> try to boot from the hard disk it prints:
> >> LI
> >> to the screen and then hangs. I think this is
> >> residual from LILO, at
> >> least that's my best guess.
> >> I'm running PheonixBIOS 4.0 Release 6.0 .
> >> thanks,
> >> Andy
> > fdisk /mbr (undocumented feature of fdisk)
> > does the trick.
> > Joop
> Just wondering, is there a linux way to do this?
Yes... but only if you still have linux intact...
Lilo saves a copy of your bootsector on first install.
this can be recovered with lilo -u or lilo -U
RTFM... it's all there (lilo(8))
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