Re: newbie question concerning linux install
On Sat, Sep 02, 2000 at 02:09:46PM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Richard Swen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I can complete every thing but make the drive bootable.
> > When I try to make the hard drive bootable, it seem
> > like the CDROM is detected as having the MBR. I may
> > be mistaken on the device names but here is what I
> > remember.
> > CDROM hda
> > ZIP Drive hdb
> > Hard Drive hde
> This seems doubtful. The first IDE drives is almost always hda, not
> hde. Check your kernel startup messages for info.
This could be right if the HD is on, say, an HPT366, and the others are
on an on-board controller. My system turns out to be similar to this.
You should still check it to be sure.
> You are probably going to need to hand-hack lilo.conf for dual boot.
> Sorry, our system doesn't support that right now.
Yep! Many of the systems I build are multi-boot and hacking on it will
definitely be needed.
Steve Bowman <email@example.com> (preferred)
Buckeye, AZ <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>
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