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Re: LILO troubles

Quoting virtanen (hvirtane@cc.jyu.fi):
> On Fri, 28 Jul 2000, David Wright wrote:
> > Quoting Jason Schepman (jschepma@midsouth.rr.com):
> > > Yes.  I'm able to boot from floppies.  I just can't boot from the hardrive.
> > > "Boot"=hda.  "Root"=hdb2(location of my / filesystem).  
> >                         ^
> > It looks as if the BIOS doesn't know how to boot from the second drive.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> I'm probably having exactly the same problem. One funny thing is that
> Corel 1.1 (I had that here for some time) seemed to know how to boot from
> the second disk... so it isn't only because of BIOS. 

Maybe your BIOS can switch the drives and lilo hasn't been told.
(I don't think I am able to do this on mine but it's no longer
relevant as I don't now run mixed boxes.)


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