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Thread: Dual Boot lilo won't boot after first boot

  1. #11
    Just burned his ISO
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    ok id like to give that a chance but what i don't know is where the mbr is located. my drive layout is as fallows

    Here is my fdisk -l
    Disk /dev/sda: 200.0 GB, 200049647616 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 24321 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

    Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
    /dev/sda1 1 192 1536000 27 Unknown
    Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
    /dev/sda2 * 192 19797 157480872+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
    /dev/sda3 19797 20500 5648353+ 83 Linux
    /dev/sda4 20501 24321 30692182+ 83 Linux

  2. #12
    Just burned his ISO GileraGFR's Avatar
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    I'm not sure where i found it but i used the following command to blank it.

    lilo -m /mnt/hda2/SLAX/slax.map -S /dev/null

    Your boot partition is /dev/sda2 looking at your fdisk -l which is the same as mine.

    Also your /dev/sda3 needs to be a swap partition (82 Linux Swap).

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