> : > hi all,
> : >
> : > I would like to use loadlin, but LiLo is already installed and I
> : > that it is why loadlin doesn't work. When I try to launch loadlin,
> : > it stops immediatly because of a problem of memory probably already
> : > occupied by LiLo (which boot to DOS).
> : >
> : > Does anybody knows how to fix this problem, or how to uninstall LiLo
> : in MS-DOS : fdisk /MBR
> : regards,
> : Christian
> It works when I use the Slackware Linux. But, when I try to use Red Hat
> "fdisk /mbr" didn't work at all. Any advise ?
There is no "Slackware Linux" or "Red Hat Linux". All of them use the same
Linux kernel and will install the same UNIX system (well, maybe with some
If you have a problem with LILO, then, well, it's a problem with LILO, not
with the non-existing Slackware Linux or RedHat Linux.
And the LILO docs would have told you, that the MSDOS fdisk /MBR will just
as the option said remove (i.e. overwrite) the MASTER BOOT RECORD.
If you've installed LILO in the boot sector of the partition, it's not very
helpful to overwrite the master boot record. In that case just mark a
different partition as active.
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