Scyld Booting Problem

Art Edwards edwards at
Fri Aug 31 06:51:54 PDT 2001

On Fri, Aug 31, 2001 at 07:41:57AM -0400, Worsham, Michael A. wrote:
> I have just installed the personal Scyld version on to my hard drive and
> after I reboot the system, I get the following when booting from the hard
> drive
> LI
> It seems it wants to boot up but stops right there. However, Scyld works
> fine with I want to boot up from the floppy disk (ie. rescue disk). Anyone
> know what is going on with this and how to fix it? I have tried it with an
> IDE/ATA hard drive and a SCSI drive (one at a time) and get the same
> results.
In the dark past the LI error indicated that the root partition was too far 
from the MBR. Recently, when I've gotten it, I simply had to execute lilo
(I think it's in /sbin) to rewrite the MBR.

> -- Michael
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Art Edwards

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