Linux rescue mode
Error was: Loading linux.EBDA too big
LILO 21.7 boot:
If it helps, I had to do this on my RH7.1 just yesterday. I
booted with the cd, and did "linux rescue". That automatically
mounts all the file systems under /mnt/sysimage. I then did:
lilo -r /mnt/sysimage
and unmounted each file system, working backward:
and finally exited the shell (' exit or ctrl-d) , removed the cd
BTW, what did me in was adding a new scsi device and "not quite"
getting the cable seated correctly :-)
If you have a separate boot partition, you need to mount
mount /dev/hdawhateveritis /mnt/dsk/boot
(maybe /dev/hda1 or you can probably just do "mount -L boot
lilo -r /mnt/dsk
NOW- don't just jump off and do this. Read it all again. Read my
original message again. Do a google search ( http://www.google.com
) for "lilo rescue" and read some of the things that come up. When
you UNDERSTAND what you are doing, then do it.
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