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Re: Big IDE drive on old bios



On Fri, 15 Nov 1996, Stephen Fuqua wrote:

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> Will I be able to get lilo to boot off the 1gig drive when I 
> make a root partition smaller than 1023 cylinders?  Can I be 
> pretty sure that I can at least boot the thing with a floppy? 

I'm pretty sure you can do either and it will work. Even easier: make a
small (10Megs, say) partition for /boot, making sure it is below the 1023
cylinder boundary. You then put your kernels there and lilo will be able
to find them. Works like a charm for me.

  Christian



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