"John P. Looney" burst across the net:
> I'm trying to get Linux onto a Sony Vaio - loads of bad luck so far.
wah? how? if i help will you give me one?
> The big problem is LILO - during the install it failed, and when I boot
>from a floppy, mount the hard disk as /mnt and run:
>> lilo -r /mnt
first, what distribution did you use? some redhat 6.0 versions -
particularly in ireland - are screwy and won't do the lilo step
correctly. a reinstall with a good cd might help? what error
does the installer get?
> It says "disk doesn't have a valid LILO signature". Any recommended ways
>of making a boot floppy for the machine ?
for redhat the install process allows you to make a boot floppy. they
have a mkbootdisk script included that does that.
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