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RE: boot from hd (was RE: Why use Debian? Why not Red Hat?)

Thanks for the help !  I'll give this a try.  When I boot I get 1F0 in the
upper left part of the screen.  I think this is also the address of the
CDROM drive.  Probably coincidence.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Patrick Olson [mailto:compman@internetcds.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 03, 1999 6:02 PM
> To: Paul McHale
> Cc: debian-user
> Subject: boot from hd (was RE: Why use Debian? Why not Red Hat?)
> > 2. Said it would make my HD bootable, didn't.  I still boot
> from floppies so
> > if anyone can tell me where to look to change this...  It's not
> bad because
> > I almost never have to reboot :)
> What does it do when you try to boot from the HD?
> You might take a look at the LILO mini-HOWTO at
> http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/mini/LILO.html
> I've heard that some systems do not like lilo, so this may not work out.
> lilo has worked on every system I've tried it on though.
> If you have questions, feel free to ask.  I'm sure either myself or
> someone else on this list will be happy to help.
> Hope this helps,
> Patrick

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