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Re: Desperate situation



Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Friday 10 February 2006 17:12, Mike McCarty wrote:
> 
>>Tell you what, if you decide to toss the disc, how about mailing
>>it to me instead? I'll pay postage and throw in a few $$$ for
>>your time. :-)
>>
> 
> :-)  I'm really hoping that I don't need to.  Meanwhile, I now have a 
> situation that leaves me utterly confused.
> 
> I've installed FC4 to the master drive.  All went well until the Reboot.  Then 
> it attempted to launch Mandriva - it reports a kernel panic because it can't 
> find init.
> 
> I was going to change that box onto FC4 within the next few days anyway, so I 
> don't want to recover Mandriva, only the data.  It appears that lilo is 
> suddenly working!
> 
> Question - why is it trying to boot from hdb, rather than hda, where FC4 is?  
> What can I do about it?
> 
> Anne
> 
Are you using volume labels? If so, it may be using the wrong
partitions because you have the same label on both drives.

Mikkel
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  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!


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