Bug 46836 - Lilo not installed - error in /etc/lilo.conf
Summary: Lilo not installed - error in /etc/lilo.conf
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-07-01 14:22 UTC by Inger Karin Haarbye
Modified: 2007-03-27 03:46 UTC (History)
0 users

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2001-07-02 15:23:40 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
lilo.conf created by installer (264 bytes, text/plain)
2001-07-01 14:23 UTC, Inger Karin Haarbye
no flags Details
edited lilo.conf (working) (273 bytes, text/plain)
2001-07-01 14:24 UTC, Inger Karin Haarbye
no flags Details

Description Inger Karin Haarbye 2001-07-01 14:22:49 UTC
Description of Problem:

Beta1-installation on /dev/hda3 (29-421 cylinder on HD). Choosing lilo 
instead of grub, bootloader on /dev/hda3 instead of mbr. 

Actual Results:

Lilo was not installed - had to boot from floppy. Got errors when trying 
to run "lilo":

1) looks like lilo dont like the label:
Syntax error near line 8 in file /etc/lilo.conf

I corrected the label to "Red Hat Linux" (with quotes), this seems to 
solve this problem, but:

2) when I now run lilo I get:

Added Red Hat Linux *
Skipping hda2

This is because you have "other=hda2" instead of "other=/dev/hda2"

Attachment: original /etc/lilo.conf created by installer, and the same 
file after editing.

Comment 1 Inger Karin Haarbye 2001-07-01 14:23:39 UTC
Created attachment 22347 [details]
lilo.conf created by installer

Comment 2 Inger Karin Haarbye 2001-07-01 14:24:21 UTC
Created attachment 22348 [details]
edited lilo.conf (working)

Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2001-07-06 17:01:28 UTC
Fixed in internal trees.  Please reopen if you see this with later betas

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