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Old 03-17-2004, 09:58 AM   #16
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d1sc0rd, could you post your lilo.conf here? I'd love to see an example of this done right...
 
Old 03-17-2004, 10:35 PM   #17
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well the actual lilo.conf has been changed now that i installed slackware on the other drive, but the append line is pretty easy to add, just follow the directions.

Sorry
 
Old 04-21-2004, 04:40 PM   #18
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It's some time ago that you have written these lines, sorry for not having contributed earlier.

My solution of the problem of not being able to boot linux directly from harddisk is to boot an old DOS from a primary FAT-partition on the raid an then boot linux with "loadlin". I use an initial ramdisk and a kernel with raid support.

This works because DOS and WINDOWS are using the Promise Controller in another way as Linux does, thus they can boot from a raid-partition without any special drivers.

Greetings

ixelf

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Old 05-03-2004, 03:33 AM   #19
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promise s150 driver

about the drivers only being for suse or redhat...

if you go to the website (www.promise.com), and chose "other os", you can download the source code for linux.

I haven't tried that yet, since I it might be better if I can sit next to my machine but I hope it'll work
 
  


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