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Re: [SLE] hosed up lilo in 8.0
  • From: Rikard Johnels <rjhn@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 2 Nov 2002 14:36:18 +0100
  • Message-id: <200211021436.18673.rjhn@xxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 31 October 2002 15.11, Karl Agee wrote:
> --- Doug Glenn <dglenn@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 30 October 2002 16:20, Karl Agee wrote:
> > > My lilo.conf is fine.
> > >
> > > The error I get when I run lilo is "sorry, cannot
> >
> > deal
> >
> > > with device 0x0102".
> >
> > It cannot find the drive. It is trying to write to
> > the ram drive or cd.
> > I forget.
> >
> > Boot with the rescue disk. Mount the drive as
> > follows:
> > (assuming your root is hde6 from your example)
> > mount /dev/hde6 /mnt (mount drive)
> > chroot /mnt /bin/bash (switch root dir to mounted
> > drive)
> > lilo (rerun lilo)
> >
> > Regards,
> > Doug
>
> Follow-up: Dougs suggestion worked! With a little
> tweaking my suse install is back on-line...Thanks
> Doug!
>
> --karl
>
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This is nice!
A Followup so we KNOW if the suggested aproaches worked or not.
That is something i miss at times.
I follow a quite a few threads on this and several other lists, but too often
the results of the suggestions are never told.

--

/Rikard

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