lilo woes continue :)

Michael Irving laric at laric.com
Mon Oct 2 04:20:06 PDT 2000


in your lilo.conf.. try using the lba32 option. this will allow fro disks
larger than 1024 cylinders to boot.
and if that doesn't work try using linear (not as good as lba32 but...)

Michael

> -----Original Message-----
> From: lfs-discuss-owner at linuxfromscratch.org
> [mailto:lfs-discuss-owner at linuxfromscratch.org]On Behalf Of ivan
> Sent: 2. oktober 2000 09:02
> To: lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: lilo woes continue :)
>
>
> further to my last request for help, entirely by accident the system got
> rebooted ... rather painful and i discovered that lfs does not boot !!! :)
>
> i'm assuming that the problem is with lilo at this stage because all i got
> was:
>
> L 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
> 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
> 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
> 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
> 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
>
> i'm sure you get the idea *LOL*
>
> fortunately, i have been able to recover by reinstalling a mbr and lilo
> from my debian distribution but obviously, i am keen to run an
> lfs system :)
>
> i'm assuming also that the problem is because the lfs boot system is on
> /dev/hda3 which is beyond the 1024 cylinder limit that i believe exists
>
> so ... it is now obvious that i screwed up when partitioning the disk and
> deciding where place what *LOL* ... is there a graceful way around this or
> do i have to start again ?
>
> thanks again,
> Ivan.
>
>
>
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