ilug-admin at linux.ie wrote:
>> On Thu, 25 Nov 1999, John P. Looney wrote:
> > Alas, you can't always do that, when Windows is installed on the box too.
> > All of the root partition has to be in the first 528MB. Otherwise lilo can
> > do strange things...I state again - RedHat did the partition dividing. Not
> > me.
>> Um, the first 528mb? You sure about this? I've installed dual-boot m/cs
> with 2Gb windoze partitions and linux went on sweetly. I thought it was
> the root partition had to be below the 4Gb mark (something to do with the
> cylinder count) .
I've had linux boot partitions above 4GB on disk, but below the 1024
cylinder limit, which seems to be the problem.
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