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Re: lilo, 3 disks, 6 controllers

On Sun, 2002-04-07 at 12:28, Michael West wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 06, 2002 at 08:26:45PM -0800, web wrote:
> >  I would like to change which controllers my disks are on, but when I do my
> >  system no longer boots.  
> >  
> >  I have three ide drives on hde, hdi, and hdk.  My main system is
> >  completely on hdk.  I boot into hdk.  If I move the other two drives I
> >  can no longer boot into hdk.

What controller are you using to get all these IDE channels? Some
controllers report the disk geometry wrongly. You may need to set it in
the lilo.conf when you change. You can create a boot disk that will tell
you the settings you should use. Have a read of the LILO documentation
(not the man page).

Sorry I cant be more helpful.


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