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Re: Stable Debian == obsolete??

On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 12:34:23AM +0200, Micha Feigin wrote:
> On ?, 2003-11-10 at 19:49, Rob VanFleet wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 06:31:46PM -0600, Chema wrote:
> > > Lilo can't boot from any place after the 2Gb, at least it couldn't the
> > > last time I used it, about a year and a half ago.  
> > Maybe I'm misunderstanding you, but I just recently installed stable
> > onto a 10 gig partition that was at the end of a 40 gig drive.  lilo
> > worked fine.
> > 
> > Rob
> Just thought about it.
> You have an option to install lilo into the mbr or the local partition.
> I belive that if you install it into the mbr it should work fine (does
> on the end of my 30G disk).
> Don't know about the partion itself, IIRC the location is a bios
> limitation and not lilo's.

Yes, you need to install lilo to the mbr.  I've found that's usually the
best bet when you have multiple partitions/drives.


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