I'm just reading Redhat Linux Unleashed and it says that if LILO only
gets to the L it should also provide a numeric error code. He says
this error is usually due to a media failure or geometry mismatch.
Not much help I know but the error code (if any might help).
On Sat, 23 Aug 1997 16:39:18 -0400, Yinghao Ma
> I'm new to Linux......
> I installed RedHat 4.2 on my computer, but when it boots, I only
>get "L", no "ILO" then no any reponse. I tried several times, even try to
>install LILO on floppy disk, but still got the same problem. What I'm
>afraid is my partition of my hard disk(hope I need not repartition it).
>Following is some information:
>HD: WD 3.1G
> Partition : 1. 500M DOS Primary(Where the downloaded Linux exists)
> 2. 2G DOS extension
> 1G D, 500M E, 500M F.
> 3. 450M Linux
> 4. 50M Linux Swap
>Motherboard : M Technology 534F Mustang (SIS chipset, Award BIOS)
>CPU : AMD K6 200 MMX
>Any suggestion is greatly appreciated!