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Re: The battle for mbr (lilo)

Hans Ekbrand <hans@sociologi.cjb.net> writes:

> 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

Thanks that works just right.  I've use lilo for several years and
somehow had missed that one could do that so easily.

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