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



Hello,

Thanks for your reply. It is what I have. I have to mention that I
updgrade from a FC4 to F8.
More over I have a file called 'boot.0800', can it be the boot.b file (backup) ?

#  dd if=/dev/sda obs=512 count=1 2>/dev/null|strings
LILO
7H9|
LILOu)^h
`UUfP
fPYX
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On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 5:06 PM, Michael Schwendt <mschwendt gmail com> wrote:
> 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
>
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Thomas Rabaix


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