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  1. #1

    lilo not playing nice

    I have an old lilo install on the mbr if that makes a difference, and im at the point in installing gentoo where I must configure grub. Rebooting the machine after having set up grub and installing, lilo comes up and I want to punch its tux image on the screen! I just want to get it so that grub will boot and not lilo.

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    Linux Guru budman7's Avatar
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    Oct 2004
    Knee deep in Grand Rapids, Michigan
    Try this
     /sbin/lilo -u
    - uninstall LILO boot loader

    according to "info lilo"
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    Linux Guru loft306's Avatar
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    Oct 2003
    The DairyLand
    did you install grub to the mbr it should of overwritten lilo with no problems.....
    is the boot sector locked in bios?
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    I ended up deleting all partitions and formatting again, including my backups But it worked somehow.

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