Re: lilo hangs @ 'L'
> A better solution of course would be to simply
> reinstall Lilo
reinstall Lilo? Do you mean simply type lilo at
the prompt or apt-get reinstall install lilo?
> to the MBR - it will boot '95 just fine, but try the
> above if
> you don't want to go that route.
> As well as this:
> On my system: /usr/doc/lilo-0.19-1/README
> I'll paste some relevant parts here:
> When LILO loads itself, it displays the word "LILO".
> Each letter is printed
> before or after performing some specific action. If
> LILO fails at some
> point, the letters printed so far can be used to
> identify the problem. This
> is described in more detail in the technical overview.
> L <error> ... The first stage boot loader has been
> loaded and started,
> but it can't load the second stage boot loader. The
> two-digit error
> codes indicate the type of problem. (See also
> section "Disk error
> codes".) This condition usually indicates a media
> failure or a geometry
> mismatch (e.g. bad disk parameters, see section
> "Disk geometry").
> What exactly have you got in the MBR, btw? ;-)
/dev/hda1 / reiserfs defaults,notail 0 0
/dev/hda2 /home reiserfs defaults,notail 0 0
/dev/hda3 /pub ext2 defaults 0