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Re: Grub problems

On Sun, 14 Dec 2003 10:53:40 +0000 (UTC), Anita Lewis wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Dec 2003 21:58:25 -0600, Damon L. Chesser wrote:
>> I blew up my grub with the debian installer, and it (the installer) does 
>> not rigth lilo to hda.  How do I repair my grub?  I know the drive 
>> lay-outs, I can load knoppix chroot and do a grub-floppy.  But with the 
>> floppy then what do I tell grub?  the home of the grub config file is 
>> hda6 (or hd0,5) /boot/grub.  I can not chroot and run grub-install.  The 
>> dev are all null!
>> Anybody know how to make the installer write lilo to a floppy?
> The command '/sbin/lilo -u' is supposed to put the mbr back like it was when
> the installer found it.  

Well, I'm awake now!  I was assuming somehow that you overwrote grub in the
mbr with lilo when you installed.  You didn't really say that.  If lilo did
not overwrite the mbr, then lilo will not be able to put it back <smile>  I
hope I did not mislead you.


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