I am in a bit of a quandry, and dont know where to go. I previously
had a version of Slackware on my machine at work, running on a
disk with two partitions: the first partition was DOS, and the
second partition was Linux. I had installed LILO in the MBR (master
boot record) of the drive, and I was happy.
Now, for reasons that I dont care to get into here, someone decided
that they didnt like this, so went in and FDISKed my machine to
delete all the partitions, create a single DOS partition, then
proceeded to use DOS FORMAT to format the drive.
Now I dont have Linux anymore, but the LILO prompt still shows up
(even tho its worthless anymore!). I ended up re-installing Linux
so I could try to remove LILO, but the docs for LILO say that to
de-install LILO from the MBR, you need the original boot record
so it can be restored...
Well, of course, the original boot record is long gone, and I dont
know what to do. Is there any way for me to totally remove LILO
from the MBR?
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