Re: can't install LILO
perhaps you should make the linux root partition bootable (if you
haven't done it already)
Ken Deboy wrote:
> I'm having trouble installing LILO inder Debian 1.3.1 (installing
> from floppies).
> My disks:
> /dev/hda DOS/Win3.1 boot
> /dev/hdb1 DOS FAT16
> /dev/hdb2 Linux Swap
> /dev/hdb3 Linux Root
> /dev/hdb4 Minix
> My /etc/lilo.conf file:
> ## LINUX
> ## DOS/Windows
> ## MINIX
> When I run LILO, the HD light comes on for a second, I get a message
> that 1 and 2 are added... then I reboot and instead of LILO coming
> up, the computer just boots DOS. Shouldn't the line
> cause LILO to write itself to the MBR of the first HD? Any ideas? I'm
> sure the HD is OK - it worked last week under a different Linux but I
> want to run Debian. I made sure I turned off all the anti-virus stuff
> under DOS, too, just in case before booting Debian from floppy and
> running LILO. Thanks...
> Ken Deboy
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