Re: [pc110] Redhat 5.1 smooth install

Jon McClintock (jammer nospam at
Mon, 8 Jun 1998 11:35:55 -0700 (PDT)

For heaven's sake people. Read the documentation for LILO. It clearly
explains that the 040404 is a diagnostic code. AFAIK, it means that you
need to specify the hard drive parameters in your lilo.conf.

You can also see the docs at:


On Mon, 8 Jun 1998, Josh wrote:

> OK!!! Here is my dilemma... I have LINUX (RH 4.2) installed on my PC110,
> but of course it doesnt work... I get the LILO 04040404040404 thingy...
> I have System Commander Deluxe Installed on my PC110 & use the 260MB HDD
> for both WIN95 & LINUX.. I have the 4MB ROM setup as the Swap Space, I have
> heard all the info that LILO has a problem with booting off the PCMCIA hdd,
> well I have tried different installs & it ends up the same either hangs or
> 04040404040404040404...
> Any suggestions, I can do reinstall but don't know what to do at the
> install lilo part...
> And as far as LOADLIN, well then I suppose that would kill the need for
> System Commander, the LINUX system is already on my HD, do I just copy
> Loadlin off the CD to my WIN95 partition?
> Then what?
> josh
> jg nospam at