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Lilo

I have installed linux.. but it wont boot.. it says: "LI"
and then my computer freezes..

it has worked before..

A couple of days ago, I tried to install OpenBSD.. I used the whole disk for it..

I think it's something with the MBR-settings I made in the OpenBSD installation..

How can I completely reset the MBR to defaults? I've tried fdisk /mbr in dos, but it only removes lilo.. (I get the same error if I try to re-install LILO)

Is it the MBR, or can it be something else? It has worked great before..

Please.. help me
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Read the lilo docs. (search online if you can't access them on your harddrive), they explain this error message thoroughly.
 

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