Re: error on boot up
On Thu, Apr 03, 2003 at 08:16:52AM -0500, Ben Collins wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 03, 2003 at 04:32:03PM +0800, lito lampitoc wrote:
> > Hi Nathan,
> > Thank you for answering my questions. I followed every step you told me
> > but it didn't work. Running 'silo -r /boot' gives me the following
> > error:
> > Fatal error: cannot open second stage loader /boot/second.b
> > I have the following partitions:
> > sda1 /boot 10MB
> > sda2 / 2GB
> > sda3 Whole Disk
> > sda4 swap 512M
> > sda5 /var 4GB
> > sda6 /home 10G
> Do this before running silo:
> ln -s . /boot/etc
> ln -s . /boot/boot
This was the step I forgot to mention to lito. Thanks, Ben. I was
going on memory since I no longer have any machines with a seperate
> mv /etc/silo.conf /boot
> ln -s /boot/silo.conf /etc/silo.conf
> That should take care of thing for you. I'm starting to think I should
> do this by default for the sparc stuff. Makes life easier and works in
> both cases.
I think this would be a good idea.
Nathan Norman - Incanus Networking mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
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