[techtalk] Problem with LILO & booting
jdike at karaya.com
Wed Mar 1 16:01:12 EST 2000
Sally_Hutchinson at Dell.com said:
> AHA! My DVD is bootable! And I have a CD-RW!!!!
> Will let you know if this works tonight... thanks Jeff!
Cool. Since it's a bit larger than a floppy, you can put a whole root
filesystem on it if you want. I'm not sure that's a great idea, though. /dev
likes to be writeable. Burning a whole CD just for the MBR seems like a waste.
> Strange though, I never get an option of what OS to load. If the
> floppy is in the drive, it boots up Redhat like it's the only OS on my
Whatever set up lilo on the floppy wasn't told about the windows partition.
> If the floppy isn't there, it boots up Windoze just like IT's the
> only OS
It is. Sounds like you didn't taken your MS pill this morning. Naughty,
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