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problem with install redhat... pls help

Posted on 1998-12-14
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After i have install all my redhat linux os. The linux instructed me to reboot my system but it come when it is about to start this message suddenly appear:

      NO ROM BASIC
      SYSTEM HALTED
      
Do anyone out there know how to solve my problem?
My machine is a 486dx-66
Pls help me.

YueWeng
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by:jacoby
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did you Check if your partition is active ?
from a dos or 95 boot disk, run fdisk.

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by:JBURGHARDT
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Did you install lilo did you make boot disk?
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kathotia earned 340 total points
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Your bios chip on the motherboard has fried?
Try this - put your hdd in some working system and try to boot. if tis works nothing is wrong twith the installation of your Linux. It is a harware problem as mentioned above. Try to get a replacement of the BIOS or still better upgrade the machine
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by:yueweng1
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I have resolve the problem thanks for every very much. the problem lies on the fact that i have install the boot loader into the first partition rather than the master boot loader.
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by:yueweng1
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I have resolve the problem thanks for every very much. the problem lies on the fact that i have install the boot loader into the first partition rather than the master boot loader.
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