Ok let's start

Avery Fay afay at pop.ma.ultranet.com
Fri Jun 23 12:37:46 PDT 2000


>> >Yet another way to "boot", put loadlin on the CD.
>> >
>> >The bios on my laptop is so pathetic^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^Hpedantic
>> >that it will only boot dos!
>> >
>> >Richard
>> >
>> 
>> Sounds like a good candidate for an alternate boot diskette.
>> 
>> Avery Fay
>I use dos in the MBR, and lilo in /dev/hda2
>I have tried lilo in the MBR and I get a BIOS message allong the
>line of "Insert boot disk and press any key"
>If I meet the person who wrote this bios I will be sure to insert
>a boot disk.
>
>Richard
>

Just out of curiosity, have you tried any of the other boot programs 
(or whatever they are called). I know there are a few alternatives to 
LILO for x86 machines. I can't name any off hand but a little browsing 
on freshmeat.net would probably find them. Maybe one of them would 
work?

Avery Fay


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