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Re: Lilo and >1023 error

If I'm not mistaken, the latest version (21 or 22?) doesn't have the >1023
limit anymore. If repartitioning your drive to create a small /boot is an
issue, you may want to look for the newer LiLO and see what it can do.

On Tue, 6 Jun 2000, Ron Flory wrote:

> Matt wrote:
> > 
> > I just recompiled to include sound modules, and when I run lilo to
> > register the change, I end up with an error:
> > 
> > 1432>1023 cylinders
>  hi-
>  This is pretty easy to do, but its best if you make provisions for it
> before you install.  This 'trick' has been around for quite a while:
>  Create a small ext2 (4 or 8 meg) partition that is fully contained
> below the 1024 cyl boundary.  Mount this as /boot, and always copy
> your vmlinu? and System.map files down there.  Set LILo to load these
> files and you will never encounter the 1024 cyl ceiling again-
> ron
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