Re: Win95 and Linux: Was: Verified Re: Unidentified subject!
I take it, then, that you found that loadlin is not restricted by the
1024cyl boundary, but that LILO definitly still is limited by that
Hogland, Thomas E. wrote:
> Well, I hesitate to say it's not there, but I installed it and it runs
> fine. Note that I DON'T use LILO, didn't install LILO, and didn't do any
> fiddling with my config files. I'm using a Compaq Presario 4840
> (PII-266), so it's not much of a wait to boot to Win95 and run the
> Linux95 program :-)...
> Future plans, use Partition Magic to move my Debian partition to the
> front of the drive and install LILO so I can skip the 45-second delay
> waiting for Win95 to boot <g>. (I absolutely LOVE how fast Debian loads
> on this thing!)
> > ----------
> > From: David E. Scott[SMTP:DaveScott@1000islands.com]
> > Reply To: DaveScott@1000islands.com
> > Sent: Monday, February 02, 1998 5:15 PM
> > To: Tom Hogland
> > Cc: 'Stephen Carpenter'; 'email@example.com'
> > Subject: Re: Win95 and Linux: Was: Verified Re: Unidentified
> > subject!
> > Tom,
> > Thanks much for the link. I've downloaded it and am checking
> > thru the
> > docs before I jump in. Glad to see that 1023 cyl limit doesn't really
> > exist. I had suspected that but wasn't sure.
> > Cheers,
> > Dave
> > Tom Hogland wrote:
> > >
> > > Here it is:
> > > ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/utils/dos/linux_load95.zip
> > >
> > > Works like a charm. Only deviation from the included documentation I
> > found
> > > was that it says you need the partition you load Linux on to start
> > at
> > > cylinder 1023 or lower. I loaded Debian on the last gig of a 6gb
> > drive and
> > > it works fine... Good luck!
> > >
--David E. Scott Ohio Administrative Services
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