Re: Big IDE drive on old bios
On Fri, 15 Nov 1996, Paul Christenson wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Nov 1996, Stephen Fuqua wrote:
> However, the way I recommend is NOT to use lilo, but loadlin. Create a
> small (a few meg) DOS partition as the first partition, and have the
> AUTOEXEC.BAT simply run loadlin.
Hmm, just try 'linear and compact' in /etc/lilo.conf
loadlin in a linux only is a waste of space and gives B.G an other $ he
does not deserve.
If you really need loadlin (I doubt) then use a simple freedos solution.
Just have a look at the well implemented Debian boot floppies.
P.S. Will the upcoming Debian 1.2 support the SCSI NC810 for booting?
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