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Re: Install wierdness or newbie goes doh!



On 1998-12-29 16:50, gummbah@dma.be wrote:
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> On 30 Dec, John Reid wrote:
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> > - 2Gb mode-4 ide disk drive on hda (3 partitions - 1.2gb fat32, ~515mb
> > linux, 96mb linux swap)
> 
> I think this might be the problem. LILO has problems booting linux if
> the primary linux partition is located above a certain block.
> I think it would be best to have the linux ext2 partition as the first,
> located below the 1Gb mark. I am not sure though. Someone please
> correct me if I am wrong.

Actually, it's 1024 cyl = 1/2 GB.  This restrictions is started to
disappear in newer bioses.


/Allan
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