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Re: Install confusion


Paul Schwartz (<brpms@earthlink.net>) wrote:

> Right now  I am booting from floppy because I don't want to screw up
> my legacy system [OS/2 4.52 which uses a Boot Manager and LVM. I think
> it can be sensitive to changes in boot stuff] until I have the Debian
> system working to some minimal level of completeness.

As I already wrote, you can install lilo on floppy, but use the kernel
from the hard disk It is installed in /boot anyway. This way, your boot
loader for OS/2 and other OS partitions will not be touched. This way,
booting will also be much faster.


lilo -b /dev/fd0

best regards
        Andreas Janssen

Andreas Janssen
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