liloing hdc as hda
Richard E. Hawkins writes:
| I managed to scrounge up an additional identiacl hard disk to replace
| my dying disk. dd seems to have successfully duplicated the drive;
| they look the same. To write to the drive, I have it as the primary on
| the secondary controller.
| I switched cables, and it wouldn't boot, so I presume the boot sector
| doesn't get copied by
Yes, the boot sector should get copied. dd Knows nothing of disk
geometries or layout usage.
| I copied /etc/lilo.config to /ec/lilo.config.c, and changed only
| the boot line to
| while leaving the old information about hda in the entries. Upon
| making it the primary, I get
Is the disk *exactly* identical? If not, are both discs in LBA mode,
now, and when copied?
| I could solve this easily by booting from a floppy, but that doesn't
| seem to be an option, as something went horribly wrong when I set the
| password in the bios.
What went wrong? This sounds highly sus.