[lug] LILO and L :}

John Starkey jstarkey at advancecreations.com
Mon Feb 19 22:37:33 MST 2001

> > When installing occassionally I end up with the "L" instead of LILO.
> > Based on previous conversations it appears to be that my mbr is outside
> > ot the 1024. How can I put it back in?
> The common recommendation is to create a small /boot partition
> as the first partition on the disk, which is where all of your
> bootable kernels should reside. I find that 10MB is more than
> adequate for any production machine, and use 50MB on my home
> machine where I experiment and keep more active kernels.

I started that tonight based on a message posted here a few days ago. I made
it 2 gigs (I've been thinking in gigs too much). So it looks like I have
plenty of room.

> > Also when using Linux Rescue off the boot cd how do i get fdisk to
> > access /dev/hda. It keeps telling me /dev/hda can't be accessed.
> You often need to create the /dev entries manually when using
> rescue mode. "mknod /dev/hda b 3 0" should do the trick.

Ahhhh.. ok. Thanks. It would let me do mount /dev/hda /mnt but nothing would
appear in mnt.

I'll try this. Thanks.


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