View Full Version : Missing MBR ?

30th September 2005, 08:20 PM
I made a full disk backup of an IBM PC running Red Hat Linux 2.4 from a SCSI HD to IDE HD. The backup was completed successfully but I was not able to reboot the IBM PC with IDE disk. Apparently, LILO did not run and I believe the MBR is missing from the new backup disk. How can I install LILO MBR on the new backup disk while it's mounted on anothe PC running FC4?
Thank you for your thoughts.

30th September 2005, 09:46 PM
It's not so easy,when you move you system from SCSI HD to IDE HD ,you need to do these things
first :
reinstall the boot programe like lilo or grub ,I often use grub.
second :
modify your /boot/grub/grub.conf file to suit to the new disk configure
maybe you need to modify your /etc/fstab ,to mount you partition correctly .