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Re: [vox-tech] Re: Help


  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Re: Help
  • From: Rusty Minden <clownsinc@home.MAPScom>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 18:05:35 -0800
  • References: Pine.LNX.4.21.0103212300091.28579-100000@mirimichi.pvusa.localnet

This is why I put the not in about KDE 2.0 and KDE 2.1 he was confused.
Roland

On Wednesday 21 March 2001 23:29, you wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Mar 2001, Rusty Minden wrote:
> > I suspect you are correct about the KDE 2.1 needing more disk space, but
> > I am not sure about how to help with this, but I am sending this to the
> > vox-tech list. If anyone can help Chor with this please e-mail him at his
> > address. Rusty
> >
> > On Wednesday 21 March 2001 08:13, you wrote:
> > > Hey Rusty,
> > >
> > > Can you give my some tips on how to fix my Linux OS.  Well, I tried to
> > > upgrade the SuSe 2.0 kernel to 2.1
>
> SuSE 2.0? 2.1? Makes no sense to me... SuSE 2.0/2.1 are ancient (I don't
> even know if they exist) and Linux kernel 2.0 was an old stable version
> that I can't imagine upgrading to the unstable 2.1 Linux kernel.
>
> But assuming you were actually upgrading _a_ kernel to some other kernel,
> there are some generic suggestions...
>
> > > the way you showed me at the
> > > Installfest, but after I restarted my linux OS a message comes up:
> > >
> > >         "ran out of input data
> > >
> > >          system halted"
> > >
> > > I think the problem may be because the new kernel package went beyond
> > > the available partition disk space allocated for the linux OS.  I'm not
> > > sure. Anyway, can you give me some tips to restore my linux OS from
> > > using the start- up disk.
>
> Most likely you made changes and forgot to run /sbin/lilo before
> rebooting.  You can use the SuSE cd or boot diskette, or tomsrtbt, to get
> to a Linux prompt from which you can run lilo to fix the problem.
>
> http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/LILO-crash-rescue-HOWTO.html
>
> If you are having problems with large partitions, then the following link
> may be useful.
>
> http://sdb.suse.de/en/sdb/html/new_lilo.html
>
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