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Reinstalling LILO

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I have RedHat 5.2 and Win98 in the same machine but I forget to install LILO in the MBR, how can I reinstall it again?
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HalldorG earned 40 total points
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if you have a correct lilo.conf file in /etc
then it is just
lilo -v

but the file /etc/lilo has to look something like
Given that win95 is on first partition of disk C:
and linux on partition 2, else change the /dev/hda2
for /dev/hda3 or 4 or whatever
if you have linux on second disk use /dev/hdb1


boot=/dev/hda
map=/boot/map
install=/boot/boot.b
prompt
timeout=50
image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.0.36-0.7
        label=linux
        root=/dev/hda2
        read-only
other=/dev/hda1
        label=dos
        table=/dev/hda        
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by:eddyhalim
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It's very easy man. try to run installation af linux choose upgrade. and try not to choose any package to install.t press next until find to install a boot loader.
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