does /boot partition need to be in first 8gig or so?
My main drive is partitioned as follows:
/dev/hde7 5.2G 2.2G 3.0G 43% /
/dev/hde6 2.0G 1.9G 133M 94% /root
/dev/hde1 12G 8.9G 3.0G 75% /mnt/windows
/boot is on /
No problems. Lilo and grub will both be able to handle it.