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    Default bt2 to hard drive wont boot...

    guys i installed bt2 to my hard drive but now it wont boot... when i was booting of the cd i had to type bt acpi=off to get it to boot all the way.. when installed on drive doesnt let me do that... can someone point me in the correct direction.. thanks

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    It is covered in the forum quite a few times.

    Basically

    chroot into the installation
    edit lilo.conf adding acpi=off
    apply the lilo changes
    reboot
    done

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    but i cant get to lilo to change config... it shows goes bt................................................ .. bois check successful then from splash screen to black screen.. i can get a command prompt

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    i have searched and searched....i can not get this to boot for nothing... ok i have xp and bt2 on 1 drive ... i can successfully boot xp... but when i try to boot bt2 just freeze and black screen..it has to be the acpi=off line cause i have to do that with the live cd... and after i edit my lilo.conf.. i get error line 44 "acpi" the line i am inserting is acpi=off does it matter where i am putting it? i am putting the line under the linux config. thanks for all the help

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    ok i finaly go ti working by adding the line to lilo.. i couldnt find it searching the forums so maybe this will help someone in the future this is the line i added,, append=" ro quiet splash acpi=off"

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