Re: Boot problems - need advice
> Stuck a second scsi drive in the machine hoping to load
> Debian testing on it and have a dual boot with my stable
> install. At that time, I decided to use GRUB from the
> testing install CD, and this is where the problems started.
> I couldn't make that work and so went bact to LILO. At
> this point I can no longer boot from the primary hdd, the
> other drive is now out of the system. The boot process ends
> with " L 01 ". I was able to boot with a boot floppy,
> tried several things to reinstall LILO, but one of the files
> may be corrupt now. Compiled a new kernel and installed ( I
> needed this anyway) and made a new boot floppy which works
> fine, but I'd sure like to get back to normal.
If you can just rerun lilo once (lilo -v or -vv to be sure) with the
correct /etc/lilo.conf, it should reinstall the MBR on your boot hdd and
you should be good to go.