Linux 3.1 installation

Posted on 2000-02-06
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I recently got a CD of linux slackware distributions. i downloaded the bootdisk sbpcd.i and rootdisk color.gz and copied (rawrite) to the floopy. i booted the System and after getting thro' the login i partitioned the harddisk using fdisk . i made a linux native partitioin and a dos partition but didn't make a linux swap aprtition. now after booting i don't know how to mount the root file system in my case /dev/hda3. only the /dev/fd2 partition is mounted by default. now i am unable to partition the harddisk again using fdisk. please help me to mount the root file system by default?  
Question by:ramkumar_ganapathy
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bughead1 earned 150 total points
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My first suggestion would be to run "setup" again and tell it to install LILO to the MBR. Second suggestion would be to check out the forum at http://www.slackware.com.

Hope this helps...

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In fact, I have a third suggestion...since this was a new install, you probably haven't got anything important on the Linux system...reinstall and make a swap partition too.

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