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Re: grubby: unable to open /boot/boot.b: No such file or directory



On Thu, 26 Jun 2008 12:03:50 +0200, Thomas Rabaix wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> I just update my Fedora 8 with yum, and I don't want to reboot it as I
> get an error during the update. I cannot easily rescue it in
> case of problem as the host is located at a remote location (datacenter).
> 
> so the /boot/boot.b is missing, the bootloader is lilo.

LILO is not included in the Fedora repositories.
Fedora uses GRUB for a long time.
 
> How can I regenerate this file ?

By reinstalling LILO. Manually or as a package.

>   Installing: kernel                       ##################### [ 20/144]
> grubby: unable to open /boot/boot.b: No such file or directory
> 
> The bootloader is Lilo :
> # dd if=/dev/sda obs=512 count=1 2>/dev/null|grep LILO
> Binary File ... matches

That test is invalid.

$ sudo dd if=/dev/sda obs=512 count=1 2>/dev/null|strings
lbaLILO
ZRrI
D|f1
GRUB 
Geom
Hard Disk
Read
 Error

-- 
Fedora release 8 (Werewolf) - Linux 2.6.25.6-27.fc8
loadavg: 1.37 1.15 1.09


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