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linux install

linux install

linux install

Can anyone help with a dual boot for mandrake linux and WIn 98. The error i receive is when booting to linux, the screen continuously displays zeros and never loads linux. Could it be a problem with the configuration of LILO?

Thank You in advance
Wally Wojciechowski

RE: linux install

If it loads win98 but won't load linux then it could be the kernel currupt!

or the lilo not told properly where the kernel is.
is your win98 or linux partition first?

Simon Jones
The Allandale Youth Works
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RE: linux install

LILO will usually tell you if it has a problem finding the files. The LILO displayed when it starts is part of the debugging script. If that is OK then LILO can find all the necessary files.

You didn't say if you can boot to Win98. That would also indicate LILO is installed properly.

If all that is OK I would say Simon had the right answer, your kernel is corrupt.

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RE: linux install

try re-installing your Linux OS...see if that doesn't fix the problem


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RE: linux install

I have tried re-installation of linux and that does not fix the problem. Also, win98 does boot properly. The only way I can boot to linux is through the boot disk.

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