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Re: [SLE] LILO boot order on LILO diskette
  • From: "Peter B. Van Campen" <pbvanca@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 May 2001 19:33:17 -0500
  • Message-id: <3AFB334D.64D27ED3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Dear John,

mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy gets "mount point /mnt/floppy does not
exist"
mount /dev/fd0 /floppy gets "you must specify filesystem type"

What is on your lilo boot floppy? lilo.conf perhaps?


PeterB

basslake wrote:

> Hi Van
>
> mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
> mounts my lilo.config floppy .
>
> see if it works for you.
> John WM
>
> On Thu, 10 May 2001, Peter B. Van Campen wrote:
> > Greetings to SuSEers,
> >
> > I have two SuSE 7.1 systems; one has LILO on the MBR
> > of HD, the other has NT4 so LILO created a LILO Boot
> > diskette. I have been able to re-arrange the order
> > of boot choices on the LILO graphical screen on the
> > LILO on HD MBR system as shown on the SDB ( edit
> > /etc/lilo.conf, then issue 'lilo' from cmd line).
> > But when I re-arrange the choices on the diskette
> > sys and rerun lilo the boot screen is in the old
> > order. I must assume that there is something on the
> > lilo diskette that must be changed to re-arrange the
> > boot order. However I am unable to mount the lilo
> > diskette, the sys error says "you must specify the
> > filesystem"; but this is from a "mount /floppy" cmd
> > issued from console. I CAN mount msdos diskettes w/o
> > error.
> > Can any one help me understand what I need to do to
> > change the order of boot choices on this system?
> >
> > Thanks ................... PeterB
> >
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