Error running lilo

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Mon Nov 20 13:26:32 PST 2000

On November 20, 2000 09:56 pm, you wrote:
> Hi,
> I managed to compile and install lilo in the chroot'ed environment. However
> when I tried to execute this command:
> /sbin/lilo
> .... I got fatal error saying:
> Fatal:boot sector is version 21.4. Expecting version 21.6.
> How can I be able to resolve this problem?

Looks like a problem with the /boot/boot.b file

Re-comile LILO to recreate that file properly. Don't use boot.b from your 
Redhat with the boot.b from the new LILO that comes with LFS (when you copied 
the kenrel header files perhaps you copied boot.b as well)

Gerard Beekmans

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