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Old 04-15-2010, 05:24 PM   #1
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Installing Slackware, LILO, On Two Hard Drives

I have one machine with two disks that I'd like to install Slackware on. I'd like to have the root folder and installed folders on hdb, and just have have hda as a disk I can use for storage (without any home directories, etc.).

My problem is, I don't know how to make this boot, as I think LILO is installed on the primary drive, but the boot folder is located on hdb. I tried doing this before and was having problems booting, so I was just going to go through the whole process again, but don't really know the correct procedures.

Thank you.
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Hi, welcome to LQ!

That should "just work" (tm). If you are happy to have lilo in
hda's MBR the system can happily live on hdb.

Old 04-15-2010, 05:49 PM   #3
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Well I have to say I'm a bit embarrassed my first question was not even a necessary one. Thanks for the response.


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