Re: how to make hda become hdb? (not a hardware question)
On November 29, 2002 05:12 pm, Cameron Hutchison wrote:
> I dont know much about the windows bootloader, but it wouldn't suprise
> me if it didn't have the capability to chain boot to another MBR. It may
> expect to have the secondary boot loader inside a partition.
I also don't know, but it wouldn't surprise me either.
> So, you may want to set lilo to "boot=/dev/hda1" (to become
> "boot=/dev/hdb1" after loading windows). I'd also do what you planned as
> well - that way you'll have two boot blocks and one of them should be
> able to please windows :)
Thanks, I didn't know you could install lilo anywhere but on the mbr. So I
will install lilo on both /dev/hda AND /dev/hda1.