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Re: making disk bootable

On Fri, 22 Nov 1996, Ricardo Kleemann wrote:

> Hi!
> How do I go about inserting an mbr if my current setup isn't using LILO 
> (and thus hasn't made the hd bootable)?
> Does toggling the bootable flag in fdisk take care of that?
> I'd like to install lilo on my system and up to now I haven't used it, so 
> my hd is not bootable.
> TIA!
> Ricardo

the MBR is "master boot record".  this is the actual software that brings
up the system.  The MBR in this case is initialized when you install LILO.
Its not something you "install" then add LILO.  It *IS* LILO.

                              Daniel Stringfield  
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