LILO Issues

Thomas T. Veldhouse veldy at veldy.net
Mon Jan 15 10:15:49 PST 2001


Or put the "lba32" option in your /etc/lilo.conf.  This is the preferred
method as when you make a new kernel the make file won't bail on  'make
bzlilo'.

Tom Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net

----- Original Message -----
From: "Seth Payne" <SPayne at Legato.com>
To: <lfs-apps at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Monday, January 15, 2001 12:12 PM
Subject: RE: LILO Issues


> IT WORKED!!!  Thanks!
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ktb [mailto:x.y.f at home.com]
> Sent: Monday, January 15, 2001 11:01 AM
> To: lfs-apps at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: Re: LILO Issues
>
>
> 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
> hth,
> kent
>
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