Re: LI Hang, recovery??
it just stops with "LI" and goes no further. I read in the archives that
this means that Lilo can't completely load.
.. but what does the "rescue" command do?
> On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 08:22:05AM +0200, Christof Hurschler wrote:
> > I'm getting the LI hang on boot. I tried booting from my floppy, but it
> > gives me a kernel panic...
> with what message?
> > I now read that I can boot from floppy with the "rescue root=/dev/hda1",
> > I'm assuming that this is the default mode the floppy boots in anyways,
> > is it?
> is /dev/hda1 your / partition?
> if it isn't, if it is /dev/hdb2 or something, then boot from the rescue
> so :
> linux root=/dev/hdb2
> > If I could get back in with the floppy, I'd try rerunning LILO to get
> > back in order, but I'm afraid I'm not going to get that far. Any
> > suggestions? How can I tell if I've got a real hardware problem?
> you can boot with the floppy even if you have hw(hdd) problems.
> if you cannot boot with root= explicit given, then boot with the
> installfloppy, wait until he wants to have rootfs disk, give it him,
> and when the installscreen comes, alt+f2 and you have a shell.
> Végh Károly - System Engineer - UTA - TIS.SAS.BSS
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