If all else fails ( and making sure your suse boot disk is still alive)
you could boot with a DOS disk and use fdisk /mbr to clear the mbr and
rebuild it. Then try lilo again after booting from the suse boot disk
and made the addition that Pron. mentions/
On 06 Apr 2001 15:56:00 +0100, Breathnach, Proinnsias (Dublin) wrote:
> what you need to do is add a section like the one below to the
> lilo.conf, and rerun lilo ... it should work ..
>> Assuming your windows partition is on /dev/hda1:
>> You shouldn't need anything else ...
> (unless you actually overwrote the boot sector of the windows partition
> which is slightly more serious !)
>> > -----Original Message-----
> > 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
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