[ale] LILO/BIOS 0x01 Problem: Help?

Chris Ricker gt1355b at prism.gatech.edu
Mon Jan 5 09:28:24 EST 1998

On  5 Jan, Daniel S. Cox wrote:
> Greetings, all!
> 	My best Christmas present is a new Intel P200 MMX from Ginstar computer.
> They're pretty cheap, but now, I may be paying the price.
> 	When I attempt to use the RedHat boot disk, lilo prints an "L" and then an
> endless string of "01".  Reading the lilo docs says that the first stage
> bootloader loaded, but the 01 is a hex code from the BIOS saying "unknown
> operation".  The BIOS is by Award, dated September something, 1997.  Has
> anyone seen anything like this before?  A quick search from www.linux.org
> revealed little of use.

That means the floppy's hosed.  Write another one off the cd (actually,
there may be an updated one in Red Hat's errata) with dd or rawrite.

Alternately, if you have the official Red Hat, the cdrom is bootable. 
Your bios and cd-rom would both support that.


Chris Ricker                                 gt1355b at prism.gatech.edu

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