LILO Issues

ktb x.y.f at
Mon Jan 15 10:00:40 PST 2001

On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 11:24:49AM -0600, John Croteau wrote:
> Ok, please excuse my brain fart but I had thought that LILO could now
> boot partitions that were above the 1024 cylinder boundary.  The version
> of LILO that comes with Slackware, 21.4.?, does not have any problems
> with my /etc/lilo.conf on the LFS partition.  But when I run the lilo,
> 21.6.1, that I compiled, it complains about geometry.

I don't know exactly which version of lilo can handle the 1024 cylinder
boundary but the latest one does I'm sure.  Look at the lilo man page
you will find you have to use the "L" switch.
# /sbin/lilo -L

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