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Re: Lilo-problem

On Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 07:27:31PM -0400, Tom Pfeifer wrote:

> This line in your /etc/lilo.conf is what clobbered your /dev/hda1
> partition:
> boot=/dev/hda1
> What that did was install Lilo in the boot sector of your DOS/Windows
> partition and wiped out the DOS boot record.
> If you want Lilo in the MBR of /dev/hda you need to change that to:
> boot=/dev/hda

Thanks Tom and others who replied.  I am learning (although sometimes
the hard way) ;)

I have now also installed NT booting from /dev/hda.  Can I still use
Lilo or is it saver to use NT's bootloader, going to Dos and use loadlin?

I do not want to learn the hard way again.


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      Many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the 
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