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LILO problems: Mandrake XP dual-boot with SCSI/IDE

I have a fairly complicated setup: I dualboot XP and Mandrake. XP is on its own drive, a SCSI drive. Mandrake (/boot, / and swap) is on a partition on an IDE drive. Everything was working fine until I recently clean-installed Mandrake 9.1: Now I cant boot into Mandrake at all.

When I select Mandrake from the Lilo menu, it shows me a screen that says

Uncompressed linux.... booting into kernel..

and then nothing happens.

I can boot from the Mandrake CD and mount my partitions, so I can modify my lilo.conf.

Help!!!!!
Venky.



Here is my lilo.conf:


==============================================
boot=/dev/sda
map=/boot/map
disk=/dev/sda
     bios=0x80
disk=/dev/hda
     bios=0x81
default="XP"
keytable=/boot/us.klt
prompt
nowarn
timeout=600
message=/boot/message
menu-scheme=wb:bw:wb:bw
image=/boot/vmlinuz
     label="Mandrake"
     root=/dev/hda7
     initrd=/boot/initrd.img
     append="quiet devfs=mount hdc=ide-scsi acpi=off mem=1024"
     vga=788
     read-only
image=/boot/vmlinuz
     label="linux-nonfb"
     root=/dev/hda7
     initrd=/boot/initrd.img
     append="devfs=mount hdc=ide-scsi acpi=off mem=1024"
     read-only
image=/boot/vmlinuz-enterprise
     label="linux-enterpris"
     root=/dev/hda7
     initrd=/boot/initrd-enterprise.img
     append="devfs=mount hdc=ide-scsi acpi=off mem=1024"
     read-only
image=/boot/vmlinuz
     label="failsafe"
     root=/dev/hda7
     initrd=/boot/initrd.img
     append="failsafe devfs=nomount hdc=ide-scsi acpi=off mem=1024"
     read-only
other=/dev/sda1
     label="XP"
other=/dev/fd0
     label="floppy"
     unsafe
==========================================

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venkatr_n
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venkatr_nAuthor Commented:
I fixed the problem myself. This question will be deleted soon. For those interested, the problem seemed to be with the mem=1024. I dont know why though, I do have a gig of memory.
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SpideyModCommented:
PAQ'd and points refunded.

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