Bug#84639: LILO on swap partition?
Torsten Landschoff <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I just reread the mail (it is in german so will most probably not help
> you). It does look like a user error now. Obviously the swap partition
> was marked bootable in cfdisk but I guess dinstall installed LILO
> into the root partition (which was not activated).
I don't think LILO cares if a partition is marked bootable -- I think
it's only the DOS MBR that cares about that...
> That way I assume the old LILO installed there by the SuSE installer
> was invoked loading the old kernel (which obviously was not
> overwritten by the installation) booting the Debian partition. Or
> something like that.
That's possible -- should I close the bug?
If not, if the user things it was our bug, I'd need the complete
installer.log as well as fdisk -l output.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>