boot disk problem
ken_i_m at elegantinnovations.com
Wed Dec 6 14:22:17 PST 2000
At 04:14 PM 12/6/00 -0500, you wrote:
>On Wed, Dec 06, 2000 at 02:57:59PM -0600, Thomas T. Veldhouse wrote:
> > linear
> > lba32
Is this "lba32" in the RTFM somewhere?
I don't think the problem is the BIOS. I have a Fujitsu as the master with
a Maxtor as the slave. They don't want to play nice together.
>id' try this first, using a bootdisk is always a hack ;)
> > From: "ken_i_m" <ken_i_m at elegantinnovations.com>
> > > the down box. This results in the box being unable to find the bootstrap
> > > loader.
> > > Either I am way down a dead-end road or I am close. One thing I am
> sure is
> > > that there has got to be an easier way. At any rate, my hair loss has
> > > experienced a huge surge this morning. Please help ken prevent hair loss.
>mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
>cat >lilo.conf<< "EOF"
>image=/boot/<your kernel image name>
> root=/dev/<your root partition>
>lilo -C /mnt/floppy/lilo.conf
complains that /boot/boot.b file not found
ln -s /mnt/boot/boot.b /boot/boot.b # create a symlink to file on hda2
lilo -C /mnt/floppy/lilo.conf
First boot sector doesn't have a valid LILO signature
I think, therefore, ken_i_m
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