I hope someone can help... Last night, very tired, decided to install Suse
on my home computer. It asked where to install lilo.. and I chose the master
boot record. So, reboot and lilo comes up fine. What I wanted to do at that
stage though was to boot Windows98 which lives on half of my hard drive
(suse on the other half). Lilo had two options that it could boot: linux or
suse. No dos, no windows. So what to do? Booted linux, edited lilo.conf,
added in lines for windows/dos. ran /sbin/lilo, rebooted. Problem: lilo
didnt load problem.. got lil- instead.. so now lilo now working either. OK..
boot disk that I had made for suse.. in it goes, reboot, fine... linux
loads. I can mount the windows partition which is at /dev/hda1 (all the
linux partitions run from /dev/hda5 onwards). I corrected the mistakes in
lilo.conf (ie removed the entries that I had written in for windows and dos)
so that lilo.conf would be the same as it was before I did anything to it.
Ran /sbin/lilo again, rebooted, once again the lil- greeting.
So what to do? I want to be able to boot windows again. Preferably, I would
like lilo to be able to do it... ie type in windows at the lilo prompt. Is
Any advise that can be given would be great.. before I cripple my machine
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