Thinking deeper, it woul dbe better if I send my rewritten version: Template: lilo/add_large_memory Type: boolean Default: true _Description: Do you want to add the large-memory option? By default, LILO loads the initrd file into the first 15Mb of memory to avoid a BIOS limitation with older systems (earlier than 2001). . However, with newer kernels the combination of kernel and initrd may not fit into the first 15Mb of memory and so the system will not boot properly. It seems that the boot issues appear when the kernel+initrd combination is larger than 8MB. . If this machine has a recent BIOS without the 15Mb limitation, you can add the 'large-memory' option to /etc/lilo.conf to instruct LILO to use more memory for passing the initrd to the kernel. You will need to re-run the 'lilo' command to make this option take effect. . If this machine has an older BIOS, you may need to reduce the size of the initrd *before* rebooting. Please see the README.Debian file for tips on how to do that.
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