From: Fergal Daly (fergal at domain esatclear.ie)
Date: Mon 03 Sep 2001 - 12:07:00 IST
Yep, BIOS needs to be told that it's allowed to boot of hdb, it'll be in the
same place you select whether the cdrom or the floppy should be bootable. It
shouldn't be a big deal to sort out,
On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 11:43:40AM +0000, Michael Turley wrote:
> Thanks Fergal,
> I gave that a shot but I think that BIOS has to read an MBR or
> something before control is handed over to LILO. A careful read through
> man fdisk, I suppose! Either that or get myself a new HD and build a new
> Linux from scratch . I wonder whats the best distro at the moment....
> Fergal Daly wrote:
> >You should be able to just change the boot= line in /etc/lilo.conf to point
> >to another device, then run lilo and it will write a boot sector on that
> >device. Everything should be fine assuming none of your essential partitions
> >like /boot or / are on the disk you're taking out.
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