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Re: newbie install problem

>From the lilo manual (probably in /usr/doc/lilo):

Disk error codes
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If the BIOS signals an error when LILO is trying to load a boot image, the 
respective error code is displayed. The following BIOS error codes are 


   0x40   "Seek failure". This might be a media problem. Try booting again.


Generally, invalid geometry and attempts to use more than two disks without 
a very modern BIOS may yield misleading error codes. Please check carefully 
if /sbin/lilo doesn't emit any warnings. Then try using the LINEAR or LBA32 
option (see section "Global options").

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Just somewhere to start...

Good luck


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