Re: LILO err
According to Hamish Moffatt:
> On Tue, Mar 31, 1998 at 05:29:45PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> > Trying to install lilo, I see this warning:
> > ``Must specify LOADER for BIOS device 0x81''
> > What does this mean?
> Apparently you want to boot from your second hard drive
> (the first is 0x80). LILO will normally let you off with a warning
> about this, but obviously there's something about your second
> drive which needs special handling -- perhaps it's SCSI? Read
> the LILO documentation in /usr/doc/lilo; you need to use one
> of the other .b loader files in /boot probably.
SCSI's, yes. I've got two SCSI drives. Debian is on
the first, BSD is on the second. My BIOS boots only
one way: it boots to my 2nd drive automatically.
Configuring the setup in any other way on my IWILL
motherboard does nothing.
In /etc/lilo.conf, I added the line:
and retried. Nothing whatsoever happens. So it
must be that (1) the BIOS is only looking at my
second drive; and that (2) LILO is never being
Do you have any other ideas? I've got Debian rooted
on LUN0, FreeBSD on LUN2. FreeBSD default boots;
and the only way to get into Debian is with a boot
floppy. My m'board is an IWILL with an Adaptec
SCSI adaptor built in.
Thanks for any clues here,
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