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Hi aLL, fairly new here. Now, here's the problem. I tried installing RedHat Linux 8 on my system which is already running XP. Everything went smoothly till the end, but ...
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- 06-23-2005 #1
- Join Date
- Jun 2005
cant find LILO
Hi aLL, fairly new here. Now, here's the problem. I tried installing RedHat Linux 8 on my system which is already running XP. Everything went smoothly till the end, but when i restarted the system it went directly into Windows. I suspect that LILO might not have been installed(although I see no reason y it should not have been!!!)
I did check the option to install LILO during the course of installation. Bit I dont remember now whether I asked it to be installed in the MBR or on the boot partition.
I do have my installtion CD with me and I dont have a boot diskeete since I did not make one when I was given the option. So my question to you guys is how do I reinstall LILO???
any inputs greatly appreciated.
- 06-23-2005 #2
- Join Date
- Apr 2005
When I installed FC3 I had a problem with my bootloader since I had a scratched disk - run a media check on the disk if RHL8 has one.
My advice would be a clean re-install - then you can make sure the bootloader was installed - make sure it's in the MBR
Hope that helps