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Bug 375 - Setup provides lilo boot label for non-bootable disks, and fails
Setup provides lilo boot label for non-bootable disks, and fails
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: setuptool (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1998-12-09 22:19 EST by Nick Urbanik
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1998-12-29 16:06:43 EST
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Description Nick Urbanik 1998-12-09 22:19:52 EST
When install/upgrade, lilo fails.

This is because setup has written a lilo.conf that tries
to start up non-bootable partitions.

Lilo fails, leaving lilo.conf to be edited manually,
(the non-bootable parititions to be commented out) and lilo
to be re-run.

A problem for newcomers to Linux.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1998-12-10 10:58:59 EST
Need more information about where you installed Lilo and what
partitition Lilo sets to boot.
Comment 2 David Lawrence 1998-12-10 14:35:59 EST
Also a dump of what the lilo.conf file that is getting written
contains would be helpful.
Comment 3 David Lawrence 1998-12-29 16:06:59 EST
This report has been closed due to lack of responce from user.

It may be reopned if needed.

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