Lilo and win2000

Heinz Kirchmann kirchman at
Mon Feb 17 08:03:45 PST 2003

> What  I need is a way to boot on linux and to exec lilo to restore the
> MBR pointing to hda2.
> But  how  can  I boot on the linux partition ? A floppy ? (I have done
> this  a  year  ago  with a Mandrake CDROM "Boot another device" and it
> works , but I don't remnber where I put this CD :-( ).
Create a GRUB floppy (cat stage1 stage2 > /dev/fd0), then you have a 
generic solution that will allow you to boot into any existing OS on 
your drives. See the GRUB hint for further explanation.


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