Re: Fwd: Re: Windows95 and Linux Installation
On Thu, 21 Jan 1999, Noah L. Meyerhans wrote:
>On Thu, 21 Jan 1999, Harrison, Shawn wrote:
>> But, LILO will be installed on the slave drive? So you can't use it as
>> the boot loader. Win95 is on the primary drive, so you'll use it as the
>> bootloader and then run LOADLIN from within Windows (DOS, really) to boot
>> your linux system.
>You can still use lilo to boot a slave drive. Just have lilo installed on
>the MBR for each drive. The boot options on the first drive would be hda1
>for Windows and hdb for Linux. Then install LILO on the MBR of hdb and
>have it load Linux from hdb1 (or 5, as I believe the original poster was
>using). I've had LILO setup this way for quite some time. I'd post the
>lilo.confs, but I don't have access to my machine right now. There are 2
>configuration files needed: one for hda's MBR and one for hdb's MBR.
I disagree with both of you. You only need to install LILO on the MBR
of your master disk. I also do not have the config file here, but you
do not need LILO on both. It's a fairly logical config file, but if
anyone wants it, I can send it.
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