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Re: linux partitions contained in an extended dos partition



I had to reinstall LINUX + keep a DOS partition to get rid of LILO
problems.

Kent


On Mon, 22 Mar 1999 Paul Newman pgen com wrote:

> I am booting using loadlin with the kernel file under loadlin located in my
> primary dos partition (vmlinuz copied off the redhat5.2 cd).
> 
> I now want to go to using lilo so I can properly configure and update the kernel
> etc.
> 
> I tried to install lilo but it does not kick in on boot-up, I therefore think
> lilo has installed itself into hda5 (the linux logical partition inside the
> extended  dos partition).
> 
> Any pointers as to what to do? Can I easily change the exteded dos partition
> into just the linux partitions contained inside it?
> 
> Also pls could someone email me the lilo 2.20 user doc (user.txt or user.ps) as
> I have no printer support complied into my kernel nor vfat support so I can't
> copy accross!
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
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Kent Lewandowski
lewandow uwm edu
UW-Milwaukee   School of Business




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