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Re: [SLE] lilo problems
  • From: Chris Large <clarge@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 18:42:24 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10108211841430.5421-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I managed to solve this problem deleting lilo then reinstalling it. Tht
seemed to work.

> I was adding another boot image to lilo.conf and when i run lilo I now get
> the following error
>
> Fatal: read /dev/sda: No such device or address
>
> This does exist as
>
> brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 0 May 21 05:21 /dev/sda
>
> I' afraid to reboot as it may not reboot. Here is my lilo.conf file
>
> # LILO configuration file
> # Start LILO global Section
> # If you want to prevent console users to boot with init=/bin/bash,
> # restrict usage of boot params by setting a passwd and using the option
> # restricted.
> #password=bootpwd
> #restricted
> boot=/dev/sda
> #compact # faster, but won't work on all systems.
> lba32
> vga=normal
> message=/boot/message
> menu-scheme=Wg:kw:Wg:Wg
> read-only
> prompt
> timeout=100
> # End LILO global Section
> #
> image = /boot/vmlinuz
> root = /dev/sda1
> label = gizmo
> initrd = /boot/initrd
>
> #
>
> This is stock 7.2 system
>
> thanks
>
>
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