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Re: The battle for mbr (lilo)



On Thu, Feb 28, 2002 at 11:12:16PM -0800, Harry Putnam wrote:
> My installation is a dual boot setup with Solaris 8 (intel) on first
> master and Debian on second master.  Solaris is very particular about
> its boot sector I think.  So I'm booting from the floppy I made during
> install.  Each boot takes 4-5 minutes, which is very slow.  Seems it
> might mean some kind of problem. 
> 
> I want to set up booting from disk but don't want to jackup the
> solaris bootabililty.  Anyone here familiar with dual booting with
> solaris.

No need to. Use lilo to set install a boot block on a floppy wich
starts a kernel on the /boot on second master. It's fast enough for
you.

The significant line in /etc/lilo.conf is

boot=/dev/fd0

Good Luck

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