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Re: [vox-tech] Urgent - Problem in upgradation of RH 7.1 to RH 7.2 !!
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Re: [vox-tech] Urgent - Problem in upgradation of RH 7.1 to RH 7.2 !!

A comment on bad install disks for RH 7.2. I seem to
have a bad 2nd CD too. I picked mine up at a RoseLUG
meeting. There may have been a bad iso image floating
around for download.


--- Henry House <hajhouse@houseag.com> wrote:
> Viswanath:
> Please download tomsrtbt from
> http://www.toms.net/rb/. This is a rescue
> floppy that is more capable that the Red Hat rescue
> floppy. Follow the
> instructions to copy the rescue system to a floppy.
> Boot the machine from
> this floppy. Then examine the partitions on the hard
> drive to see if they are
> intact. If they are, copy your data and any
> customised config files in /etc
> to a backup. You should then re-install. (I know
> that's drastic and probably
> unnecessary, but it is a better use of your time
> than manually fixing a badly
> broken system.)
> My feeling is that when you aborted the upgrade the
> system was left
> in a half-installed and un-bootable state.
> (By the way, it is generally not a good idea to
> solve problems by re-booting.
> There are generally other ways, e.g, you can
> probably tell the installer to
> skip the problematic package. Re-boot only as a
> ltast resort.)
> On Mon, Dec 24, 2001 at 10:20:22AM -0800, Viswanath
> P wrote:
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> >     Forgot to mention something.  The lilo boot
> > now had returned LI 
> > 
> > and not the full LILO.
> > 
> > What error this LI points to?
> It means that LILO is broken for any number of
> reasons.
> -- 
> Henry House
> The attached file is a digital signature. See
> <http://romana.hajhouse.org/pgp>
> for information.  My OpenPGP key:
> <http://romana.hajhouse.org/hajhouse.asc>.

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