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Old 04-16-2003, 10:03 AM   #1
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Cool partitions messed up


hi

i have winXP and RedHat 8 on the same drive. i have 1 ntfs partition ('C') and 2 fat32 partitions ('D' & 'E'). at the end of the harddrive (the last 7 gigabytes are my linux ext3 partitions ('/boot', '/' and '/home' and a swap partition). so far so good.

i installed redhat and had some problems, so i booted from a partition magic disk, cleared the redhat installation partitions and installed again. with the linux boot disk i can now boot linux but when i start the computer without a disk, there's only

GRUB_

and nothing happens.
with the second time i installed linux, i chose lilo as boot manager, so the GRUB is strange..

and when i try to run /sbin/lilo i get

Warning: device 0x0307 exceeds 1024 cylinder limit
Fatal: sector 102425924 too large for linear mode (try 'lba32' instead)

what must i do if I want to have lilo let me choose between redhat and xp without any bootdisks?

greetz

stefan
 
Old 04-16-2003, 10:28 AM   #2
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Warning: device 0x0307 exceeds 1024 cylinder limit
Fatal: sector 102425924 too large for linear mode (try 'lba32' instead)
Assuming this is the only problem, add 'lba32' towards the beginning of /etc/lilo.conf and try to run /sbin/lilo again.
 
Old 04-16-2003, 11:48 AM   #3
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thanks! that did it
 
  


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