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The /etc/ftsab file is below. I only get knoppix when I boot. I have two linux versions installed and they are where indicated, but it doesn't show, nor boot to anything except knoppix.
KNOPPIX is loaded on the hd at hde7, slak at hde2, and dos at hde1
Any help would be appreciated. I need to know why lilo isn't seeing hde1 and hde2 and giving me a choice. I previously posted the lilo.conf file on my other post.
I have only one hd, and it is on a pci controller card. Therefore there are no hda hard drives. The motherboard bios only controls the flappy and the cdrom.
IF I put the hd on the mb bios, it is slower by a factor of almost 3:1 according to 'diskspeed32' . That is why I have it on the pci card. The w98 programs really 'jump' up now compared to previously..but I cannot get into dos as knoppix wants to boot only. I made a boot floppy and can get into the slack on hde2.
## A Windows installation, example for partition 1 on first IDE harddisk
As stated above in first post, no hd's on primary bios due to it being slow. So everything runs off of the pci card bios. For example, the orginal hd ran at 5megs/sec on it, but at 10m/sec on the addon card. The new hd is capable of more than the mb and k6-2 350 is capable of. When running that diskspeed32, the cpu usage hits 95% plus, prior, it was 60 and about 35.
Here is the fdisk -l
I couldn't find anyway of copy and paste from the run command, so pardon the typing (very bad eyes).
Disk /dev/hde: 41.1 gb,
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4998 cylinders
units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Device Boot Start End Blocks id System
/dev/hde1 * windoze 1 1173 9422091 c w95 fat32 lba
/dev/hde2 * slak 1174 2389 9767520 83 linux
/dev/hde3 2390 3798 11317792 5 extended
/dev/hde5 2390 2425 282mb 82 Linux swap
/dev/hde6 2426 3033 83
/dev/hde7 * (knopp) 3034 3762 5855661 83
/dev/hde8 3763 3798 282.mb 82
As final solution. the original hd is still available, could reformat and load w98 and both linux's.
Is really excessive. That should ONLY have your actual CDROM devices as the scsi emulation in your append statement.
In your boot loader entry, there is no mention of ANY other distro or OS. That might very well be the reasoning for not showing other options
You'll need to add something there to boot them, but first...
You need ALL your kernels in a single /boot directory. That's ALL kernels for each distro, in 1 distro's boot directory. So, if the boot loader is going to be ran from Knoppix, then all the kernels will need to be in /boot of knoppix.
Create a boot loader entry that looks similar (this is just an example) to this: image=/boot/vmlinuz-other-distro (corresponds to the kernel for the other distro that now should live in Knoppix's /boot)
This would be an entry for slackware if indeed, slackware was installed to /dev/hde2. So be sure to copy the kernel from /mnt/hde2/boot to /boot if you are in the Knoppix boot up.
Continue doing things similarly for other distros, and then, when you are finished making all your changes, save and exit, then as root type:
The -v is going to give you some good information regarding the new entries you create. It should tell you whether the kernels exist and if you syntax is wrong.
If all goes well, upon reboot you should then have more options and be able to boot into those other distros.
To copy and paste from a terminal, you simply need to highlight the text, then to paste press both mouse buttons down at the same time, or if you have a middle button press that instead. If you have a scroll button, that is considered a middle button, so press that to paste.