[thelist] Linux flavor

Sølve Horrigmoe solveho at stud.ntnu.no
Fri Jul 6 01:21:28 CDT 2001

Reinstalling lilo (w/o reinstalling linux):

check out for instructions in running lilo -r to reinstall lilo as


Erik Mattheis wrote:

> Regarding Red Hat 7.1 ... I have two hard drives, one with Win2K on
> it, the other just waiting for Red Hat ... during the install, I set
> up my partitions with Disk Druid (used graphical install option) ...
> to my consternation it overwrote my MBR. I reinstalled Win 2K, and
> went through the RH installer three times looking for the option on
> where to install LILO, but I swear to god, it's not there. I then
> tried the "expert" install and once I'd chosen my mouse, keyboard,
> etc, it popped into the screen of the graphical installer that asks
> what type of installation I want to do.
> My Linux experience is just messing with GNOME on a partitionless
> install, but I really don't see where I'm going wrong ...
> Disk Druid doesn't see my second hard drive unless I've set up a
> (unformatted) partition in Windows ... would this be normal?
> I really want to jump on the Linux bandwagon, but am having trouble ...
> --
> - Erik Mattheis
> Apparently a Triple Scorpio.
> (612) 827 3963

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