> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Flynn [mailto:pflynn at imbolc.ucc.ie]
> Subject: Re: [CLUG] Odd boot failure on new install of RH6.2
> It does seem to refer to PM5's screw-up of the partitioning.
> It looks like it put the ext2 *and* the swap partition inside
> some kind of virtual partition.
An extended partition, maybe? Numbering startes from five inside an
extended partition, so maybe your root is now /dev/hda5.
> Temporarily got the user back into Widnows by installing
> Ranesh's Partition Manager BootMaster and setting it to
> partition 1 by default. Will using ./lilo from the Linux
> boot disk still work now that I have overwritten the
> installed LILO?
You may need to give lilo an option (it does exist, I just don't know what
it is) to make it look at /mnt/etc/lilo.conf and /mnt/boot, assuming that
the RH root partition is not your current root. You will also have to
adjust your /etc/fstab and lilo.conf if Partition Magic has done anything
funky. Without being able to sit down and look at it, I get into
hand-waving mode very quickly, I'm afraid.
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