Re: "Recovery disk" question
From: Rich Rudnick (nickrud_at_verizon.net)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2005 19:16:47 -0800
On Fri, 2005-02-04 at 21:32 -0500, Jack Nguy wrote:
> after you rescue root=/dev/hda[xx], I think you can usually run lilo
> and have it write to the harddrives MBR. Seems easier that the other
I'm assuming you mean booting from a sarge disk for a sarge install, and
I'm sure you're right, but the question was about using knoppix as the
recovery tool. My answer is a procedure that works for knoppix or any
other bootable recovery disk for any installation that's using lilo to
write the MBR.
> On Thu, 03 Feb 2005 19:50:50 -0800, Rich Rudnick <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-02-03 at 20:09 -0500, Curt Howland wrote:
> > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> > >
> > > Ok, I intend to use Knoppix as a recovery disk. I know it has tools
> > > like fsck and such, but I have a procedural question:
> > >
> > > How do I run "lilo" (if I need to, Cromm forbid) so that the MBR and
> > > boot files on the hard drive are effected, not the CD?
> > My Seven Steps to Lilo Heaven
> > (Assuming sarge or later for nano)
> > 1. Boot up knoppix (or any recovery disk) and open a shell.
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