Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 89072
Installation generates invalid lilo.conf (disks start mounted)
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:53:07 EDT
Red Hat inux 8 + ext2 disks + upgrade to Red Hat Linux 9 + LILO
During installation (upgrading process) leave the disks in ext2 (don't migrate to ext3)
Don't migrate to grub, select the recomended option (update the existing boot
manager -- LILO)
At boot time the disks will have to be checked by e2fsck and this will not be
possible: partitions are mounted read-write at startup -- the installation produced an
erroneous lilo.conf file.
Created attachment 91169 [details]
lilo.conf created by the installer
This is the file produced by the installation.
There was one more line in the linux section pointing to the initrd file, but I
have deleted it accidentally and don't have a backup version...
Created attachment 91170 [details]
My working lilo.conf
There's a read-only in the section for the new kernel, so it should be right.
Could you please attach the complete kernel messages for booting with the
Please, tell me exactly what do you need and how can I save these kernel
Fixed in current code.