Re: My LILO Gone.......help please
From: noSpam (nospam_at_whatever.tld)
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2005 13:17:29 -0400
General Schvantzkoph wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jul 2005 08:41:02 -0400, noSpam wrote:
>>Angka 19 wrote:
>>>i'm a Linux beginner. in my computer i installed Redhat 9.0 and Win XP.
>>>someday, my winxp got attack from virus and need to re-installed.
>>>Re-installing win xp cause my LILO gone...
>>>Now i can't use my Redhat because i don't know the way to start linux
>>>(LILO has gone)...
>>>for everybody here, please help me..what should i do??how to start my
>>>Linux without LILO??
>>Hello Angka, for starters you can stop using Redhat 9. It was a very
>>good operating system when it was released but today it is way past it's
>>usefulness and has many known security problems.
>>PLEASE download Fedora Core 4 or any other recent Linux Distribution.
>>They're new, and boy do they look better!
> I have a quibble with this, I agree that you should dump Redhat 9 in
> favor of a more recent distribution but I disagree about using FC4. Use
> FC3 or Mandriva 2005LE. Fedora Core 4 is very buggy and it's use of GCC4
> instead of GCC 3.4 leads to all sorts of compatibility problems with
> binary applications. Fedora Core 3 is solid as a rock, Mandriva is also
> very good.
True, FC4 does have it's share of bugs. I must say that darned
installation partitioning bug makes me wonder about their testing
Other than that I've had good success with FC4. You're right though,
there are many other good distributions out there. Choice is good!