Re: lilo post-install
On Thu, 9 Sep 1999, Alvin Oga wrote:
This seems to a camplete description how to do it. Thank you very much.
I'll try it after a couple of days when I'll have time for it.
Thanks for the others as well, who responded!
> > Is it possible to put lilo in mbr without installing the whole thing
> > again? (lilo package is there already installed.)
> > How to do it?
> Additional info:
> a. create a dos/windows boot floppy with fdisk.exe ( important )
> create a backup linux boot floppy...
> dd if=/boot/vmlinuz-xxxxx of=/dev/fd0
> b. now try your lilo experiments
> root# vi /etc/lilo.conf:
> # Dual boot
> image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.2.12 ( whatever kernel you want/have )
> # append="mem=128M"
> # Windows 98
> # end of file
> root# lilo ( run lilo )
> reboot... hit [tab] at lilo prompt to see what you can boot
> if you(lilo) get stuck....use dos/windows to "fdisk /mbr" and
> try to fix the lilo.conf file again
> have fun