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Re: Debian installation

On Wed, 19 Feb 1997, Hamish Moffatt wrote:

> > Regarding the disk being too large, the partition that the system boots
> > from should be entirely within the low 1023 cylinders. I handled this by
> > creating a separate partition (about 40 MB) for "/", and a larger one for
> > "/usr". Other than that, the disk size is not a concern, and this is a
> > BIOS limitation, not a Linux one.
> Should not be a problem with LBA -- my Linux root partition is
> the last 700mb of a 1.6gb drive, ie well after 1023 cylinders.

Does this mean that you boot with lilo on such a drive?  LBA takes care 
of the problem?  This would be good news for me if it were true.

Thanks.  Syrus.

Syrus Nemat-Nasser <syrus@ucsd.edu>    UCSD Physics Dept.

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