linux rescue

Howard Lowndes lannet at
Tue Sep 17 08:24:39 EST 2002

On Mon, 16 Sep 2002, Simon Burton wrote:

> booting IDE-1: missing operating system

Isn't this trying to look on the Secondary IDE, so the device would be
/dev/hdc or /dev/hdd

> so i boot from the linuxcare CD and ran e2fsck
> on hdb1 (mount /) and hdb5 (mount /home) it's OK.
> Also, fdisk puts a star next to hdb1 - bootable.
> Then did this "chroot /mnt/host lilo" with /dev/hdb1
> mounted at /mnt/host. OK.
> booting IDE-1: missing operating system
> so what did i miss?
> -simon

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