Re: Debian co-existence with windows 95
On Sat, 5 Jul 1997, Bruce Perens wrote:
> It's not a LILO problem, but one with BIOS. It doesn't happen to every
> system. If you don't want it to happen to you, make sure the Linux kernel
> is loaded from somewhere below cylinder 1024 on your "c" drive. You should
> put your root filesystem under that limit, but it doesn't matter where you
> put /usr.
Do you even need to put your root filesystem under that limit? I thought
all you needed was for /boot to be under there and it could be a directory
on your windows partition; I don't know whether this works as I don't know
whether the lilo installer works on FAT partitions.
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