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Re: Partitioning Hard Disk


> When using Lilo as a loader to load Debian do I require a boot
> disk for Hard Disks over 1024 cylinders or does it still work.

Depends on your BIOS. If you have a fairly recent BIOS on your Motherboard
or EIDE Controller, yo ucan use Lilo with it. A simple solution is to put
the root partition at the (logical) start of the Disk and then the Kernel
itself will be located in th e first 1024 sectors. If you have DOS drivers
to support your large disk, u can also use loadlin to boot the kernel.
Recent SCSI Controllers have an extended BIOS and are able to translate the
Disk geometry.

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