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Hello... aLinux is built on Slackware. So, I am wondering... after installing the OS... I never once saw anything asking me where to install Lilo or Grub bootloader. Can anyone ...
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    After Installing aLinux 12.5 / NO BOOT!!


    Hello...

    aLinux is built on Slackware.

    So, I am wondering... after installing the OS... I never once saw anything
    asking me where to install Lilo or Grub bootloader.

    Can anyone assist me in getting aLinux to boot from the hard drive?

    PCChips M825G mobo
    2600+ Sempron
    256 mem
    ATI 9250 Radeon video
    40 gig IBM IDE hdd
    cd recorder
    dvd recorder

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    Don't know if you got this worked out or not!

    You can just get one of the live CDs or rescue disks. Then just boot through it and install grub manually. I'm not sure about the procedure, so you'll want to check the documentation, but I think it's something like this:
    Code:
    # grub
    
    grub> root (hd0,1)
    grub> setup (hd0,1)
    grub> quit
    EDIT: Messed up on the drive names under grub. Under grub it's hd0 for hda and

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