/boot partition?

ktb xyf at inebraska.com
Mon Jun 5 18:45:26 PDT 2000


"Michael A. Peters" wrote:
> 
> >L Vogtmann wrote:
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> >  > Hey everybody,
> >  >         I'm just curious how everyone else is getting around the
> >1024 cylinder
> >  > limitation for lilo?
> >
> >Maybe I'm wrong but it seems I read somewhere that with the latest
> >version of lilo it isn't a problem.
> 
> It's not a problem under most circumstances.
> 
> I still use a /boot on intel boxes though. Makes it easy to run
> several distributions or whatever, all sharing the same kernel. (of
> course- all running one at a time...)

What I was refering to is --
(from http://freshmeat.net/news/2000/04/26/956756732.html)

Lilo 0.21.4.2
<snip>
Changes: The 1024-cylinder limit has been removed by a patch that uses
the EDD bios extensions and supports up to 2 TB
disks. 
hth,
kent
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