On Mon, 28 May 2001, Wesley Darlington wrote:
> Date: Mon, 28 May 2001 13:29:56 +0100
> From: Wesley Darlington <wesley at blackstar.co.uk>
> To: ilug at linux.ie> Subject: Re: [ILUG] KT7A mobo + lilo/grub
>> On Mon, May 28, 2001 at 08:32:27AM +0100, Brian Nesbitt wrote:
> > I have a KT7A mobo and I can't get lilo or grub to write to the mbr correctly.
> > I have the machine set up with three disks. Windows is on the primary master
> > (ata100) and linux is on two disks on the raid controller. Linux installs fine
> > but can't write to the MBR (hda) using either lilo or grub, I can boot from a
> > floppy though. Any ideas how I can get lilo to work?
>> Is the bios set up to do boot sector virus protection, to stop
> anything writing to the mbr of hard drives?
No, I can do an fdisk /mbr. With lilo I just get LI and with grub it comes up
with GRUB then hangs. When I run lilo it says something to the effect:
BIOS drive 0x82 may not be accessable
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