Re: Bug#62530: boot-floppies: Lilo only boot still not working
Nils Rennebarth <email@example.com> writes:
> On Sat, Apr 22, 2000 at 11:45:34PM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > Ok, I think I figured this out. I haven't tested it all the way, but
> > when lilo is redirected to install on extended partition because root
> > is a logical partition, we need to fall back to install-mbr/activate.
> The "It's a logical partition therefore lilo must go into the
> extended partition" only applies to non-lilo-MBR cases.
Not according to the lilo documentation.
> If the user wants lilo as MBR simply remove the check. I assure you
> (and have done it many times) that even on a fresh disk, fresh
> install, no MBR before
> just works.
Oh, that's interesting. Maybe it depends on the bios. Maybe the lilo
documentation is out of date. I've CC'd the lilo maintainer for
Anyhow, you can refile a bug (wishlist) to this effect, if you like.
Bug62530 was RC and has been solved.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>