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Re: lilo and mbr

Thanks for responding. But this is exactly what i am doing. I am booting off the boot
floppy with my previous kernel.

I guess my question is: Is there a way I can find out how the MBR is configured? 

--- Shaul Karl <shaulk@013.net> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 11:34:14AM -0800, Punit Ahluwalia wrote:
> > I upgraded the kernel to 2.6.7, and successfully booted with the new
> > kernel once. 
> > However, I had to compile the kernel again, to include some additional
> > support. I cannot
> > boot after compiling and installing the kernel the second time. I 
> > received a message
> > during the configuration that mbr.b was missing. I don't see it in 
> > /boot. On booting,
> > numbers start rolling on the screen as soon as BIOS transfers the 
> > control. I suspect I
> > have damaged the mbr. Any ideas?
> > 
>   You might want to boot with other means, such as floppy or cd. I don't
> have the details for what to do afterwards but basically you need to
> mount your Linux partitions, chroot to it and run lilo. If I am right
> then you can have the missing details either by searching net or that
> someone else will help you further.

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