sigh, no boot loader
Marie E. Tessier
marie at u.washington.edu
Sat Jan 25 19:47:28 PST 2003
I know this is a long shot, but I think I've successfully done something like this before ... call the 'install' an 'upgrade' and just put in the boot loader.
On Sat, 25 Jan 2003, M. Hornung wrote:
> I did a network install of RH8 on a box that previously ran some unwanted
> OS. I chose not to install a boot loader while installing (you can see
> where this is going). Of course the superblock is still wanting to boot
> that other OS. I don't have a RH8 box from which to make a bootdisk
> (using 'mkbootdisk'). How can I boot this freshly installed computer?
> It has a floppy drive and a CDROM drive from which it can boot.
> I tried using the bootnet floppy and doing 'linux root=/dev/hda1' at the
> lilo prompt but it still put me into the installer application. I also
> tried 'linux rescue' which also put me into the installer.
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