On Thu, Nov 25, 1999 at 05:11:19PM +0000, Miles mentioned:
> > 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) .
Hmmm. Maybe they fixed it now they used bzImage, but I thought that the
BIOS was responsible for getting the kernel into memory during the second
stage load, and BIOSes can only see 528MB of a disk ? Anyone know for sure
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