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Author Topic: Problem with the LILO  (Read 2833 times)

Adso

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Problem with the LILO
« on: May 21, 2009, 04:30:02 pm »

Hi. I installed VL 'cos I have an AMD 2GHrz, 256RAM and WindowsXP.
I wanna still having my windows, so I parted the HD.
hdb1 is for Win and the other (It names hdb5, I do not know why) with VL installed.
The problem is that when I turn on the computar, in the LILOs menĂº appears Windows, and no more.
How can I star my VL?????
Thanks a lot.

PD: I looked for this topic in the forum, but I was not able to find it. Thanks!
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nightflier

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Re: Problem with the LILO
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2009, 04:59:11 pm »

Boot from your install CD again. When you see some information and it asks you to press "Enter", type
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lilo root=/dev/hdb5 ro 2Log in as root and run command
Code: [Select]
vliloconfFollow the prompts.
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Adso

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Re: Problem with the LILO
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2009, 05:45:58 pm »

I did that, but It printed:

Loading LILO
Invalid or corrupt kernel image
Boot

Then started the installer.
Is there any problem with the ISO file? I'm stalling from an USB.
Thnaks
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nightflier

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Re: Problem with the LILO
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2009, 08:05:15 am »

There is a problem with your kernel image then. Something went wrong during the installation.

Assuming you are using VL 6.0:
The kernel should have been copied from (ISO)/isolinux/kernel/sata to (hard drive)/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27.12.
Additionally, a symlink called "vmlinuz" pointing to it, should have been created.
You can do this manually and run vliloconfig again.
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Adso

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Re: Problem with the LILO
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2009, 08:46:35 am »

I installed many times, all with the same problem, perhaps is a problem with my ISO image, could be?
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