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RE: --lba32 bad argument



> Hi everyone I'm testing kickstart after upgrading the NFS 
> folder to rh72
> and I am 
> finding problems with a
> 20GB HD with windows2000 on the first 10GB NTFS partition.
> 
> First of all I tried with grub with no luck
> bootloader --location=mbr
> 
> then I decided to use lilo but...
> bootloader --useLilo --lba32 --location=mbr
> the kernel rejects it saying:
> 
> File "/usr/lib/anaconda/kickstart.py", line 219, in doBootloader
>   ['append=', 'location=', 'useLilo', '--lba32',
> File "/usr/lib/anaconda/isys.py", line 301, in getopt  
>   return aply(_isys.getopt, args)
> TypeError: bad argument --lba32: unknown option
> 
> bootloader --useLilo --nolinear --location=mbr
> The installation is ok but the bootloader hasn't detected the w2k
> partition and it prompts only "LI"
> May I be the problem? Is it a known problem? is The problem the first
> 10Gb Ntfs Partition (Most of the users who have w2k are 
> planning a dual
> boot pc)  
> 
> Thanks in advance
> -- 
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> Massimo Mongardini

I think that you need to combine the two.  Try 
bootloader --useLilo --nolinear --lba32 --location=mbr

Lilo will use linear by default, which is diametrically opposed to lba32.

Forrest





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