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Re: LILO + WinNT + /dev/hdc Loader Problem



Hey opfi, take a look at your BIOS date: yu're sending messages from the past (31
jan 97) :-]]

opfi escribió:

> Sorry for telling wrong
>
> Dominic
>
> Jose M. Sanchez wrote:
>
> > Linux's root partition, using Lilo DOES NOT need to either be on a primary
> > drive at all.
> >
> > Recently someone posted a message about passing Unit Numbers (I.E. 80 & 81)
> > to Lilo via a parameter.
> >
> > This circumvents booting linux from a "primary" drive... search the archive
> > for "SLICK" (my response to the guy that posted this little gem...
> >
> > -JMS
> >
> >     -----Original Message-----
> >     From: opfi <opfi ksc th com>
> >     To: redhat-install-list redhat com <redhat-install-list redhat com>
> >     Date: Friday, October 30, 1998 7:29 AM
> >     Subject: Re: LILO + WinNT + /dev/hdc Loader Problem
> >
> >     Hi
> >     you must install / (root) into either 1st or 2nd partition of your HD,
> > otherwise the OS will not boot.
> >     let me know...
> >     Dominic
> >
> >     Sridhar Nimmagadda wrote:
> >
> >         Hi ,
> >                 I have installed WinNT on a Linux Box on a different disk
> >                 drive(/dev/hdc) rather than /dev/hda. I already had dos on
> > hda.
> >                 I included the following lines in lilo.conf for NT.
> >
> >                 other=/dev/hdc1
> >                 label=WinNT
> >                 table=/dev/hdc
> >                 loader=/boot/chain.b
> >
> >                 By default, the loader should be /boot/chain.b . But, If i
> > do not
> >                 include the line , I get the error "Must specify LOADER for
> > BIOS
> >                 device 0x81" when i run just lilo.
> >
> >                 Once I include the line lili runs fine. After rebooting,
> > when i
> >                 type the WinNT at the lilo prompt, I get an error "Can't
> > find the
> >                 Loader".
> >
> >                 The following lines are included for dos in lilo.conf
> >
> >                 other=/dev/hda1
> >                 label=dos
> >                 table=/dev/hda
> >
> >         Bye
> >
> >         Sridhar
> >
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