Re: Help: "No boot signature found on partition" (LILO)
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 20:43:44 -0400
> I have trouble with LILO and slackware 10.0 (working
> on unattended install).
> What I am trying to do is to boot from boot CD, mount
> an existing slackware root partition and install LILO
> based on /(mount-point)/etc/lilo.conf.
> For debug purposes I have tried this:
> 1) Install Slackware the "normal way" from CD and simply
> select "LILO: Simple installation."
> So far, booting on /dev/hda works fine!
> 2) I boot from CD to the root prompt, mount /dev/hda under /mnt
> 3) I run "lilo -M /dev/hda -C /mnt/etc/lilo.conf", and get
> "Master boot record on /dev/hda has been updated."
> But after this, I can no longer boot:
> "No boot signature found on partition."
> [ snip ]
I think you want to run
lilo -r /mnt
after booting from cd and 'mount /dev/hda2 /mnt'
Merci........Yvan I did not want to repeat other people's mistakes.
So I made new mistakes of my own.
Boy did I invent some good ones!
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