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Re: moving boot drive around and lilo

hi ya

joining in late

On Mon, 20 Oct 2003, Monique Y. Herman wrote:

> On Tue, 21 Oct 2003 at 01:39 GMT, james terris penned:
> >> 
> >> You moved the drive from /dev/hda to /dev/hde , meaning that the
> >> physical location of the disk on your IDE chain has changed, right?
> >> 
> >> So, um, why boot=/dev/hda rather than boot=/dev/hde?

if you moved the boot disk from /dev/hda to /dev/hde
a) make sure you can boot off of floppy or cdrom or ..
b) make sure that your bios can boot off of a disk higher than hda-hdd
c) change your /etc/fstab to be hde  instead of hda
d) update /etc/lilo.conf

c ya

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