> Dear list,
> I got the CD (released 2 weeks ago) and did a install (I should have
> upgraded it) and LILO wouldn't install. It says: There is an error in
> installing the LILO to the MBR. Does anyone know what could cause this? I
> can only login through the boot disk (from the official RH5.0).
Where did you get the CD from? The official method of installation on site is
via the NFS server, linux.fnal.gov. Are you on-site or off?
> Do I really need to get the floppy from Yolanda? Could this be the
As we have clearly stated in the installation guide, you need the new floppy
from Yolanda or PREP, the old one will not work.
> I also tried to mount my cdrom but got a message:
> fs type is9660 not supported by kernel
> This kernel is 2.0.35, how is it possible? Do I need to compile the
> support in? TIA.
I have seen this behavior before, and as you are booting off the floppy, I
wouldn't be a bit surprised that this is a problem for you.
Get the new install floppy and re-do the install.
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