cant get lilo to work

dc_u dc_u at webonline.co.za
Wed Jan 15 11:41:00 PST 2003


----- Original Message -----
From: Ian Molton <spyro at f2s.com>
To: <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 15, 2003 9:34 PM
Subject: Re: cant get lilo to work


> On Wed, 15 Jan 2003 19:22:37 +0000 (UTC)
> dc_u at webonline.co.za ("dc_u") wrote:
>
> > i have a extended bios program istalled called ez-bios v13.73M because
> > my bios dont support harddrives with more cyllinders than 1024.
>
> You wont need that if you dont boot windows.
>
> instead, create a tiny (10MB) partition at the START of the disc, to
> hold /boot, and you should be sorted.
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the problem is not needing ez-bios, the problem is installing lilo as my
MBR. lilo doesnt run when i boot.
i dont exacly know how to create a 10MB partition at the start of my disk,
because that is where my windows partition starts


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