Re: LILO on a TOSHIBA Laptop Satellite A200 problems with SCSI-disk ?
After trying several other methods (querying the whole 'www' searching for
LILO + BIOS check) I DID NOT think about this simple method.
Again (after several years using Debian) I have learned:
Read The fu.... manual
Thanks to paolo: compact indeed works fine.
Am Sunday 14 December 2008 23:02:20 schrieb Paolo:
> On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 09:48:19PM +0100, Herbert S. Windows wrote:
> > So, WHY:
> > loads LILO so slowly ?
> check/try 'compact' directive in lilo.conf :
> # Enable map compaction:
> # Tries to merge read requests for adjacent sectors into a single
> # read request. This drastically reduces load time and keeps the
> # map smaller. Using `compact' is especially recommended when
> # booting from a floppy disk. It is disabled here by default
> # because it doesn't always work.