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Re: [SLE] cloned suse drive won't boot
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 19:24:07 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0502171922020.7129@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Wednesday 2005-02-16 at 15:13 -0800, James D. Parra wrote:

> Cloned a SuSE/Windows laptop drive and if I try to boot from it I get a L
> 999 999 999... ad infinitum. Is the MBR toast? Lilo was used as the boot
> loader. Anyway to repair this?

You forgot to run lilo on the system. You may boot the rescue system, tell
it to boot installed system, then run lilo. Or boot the rescue system
(CD/DVD), mount your HD root partition, chmod to it, run lilo, reboot. Or
use repair system from CD. Or...

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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson


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