[Techtalk] redhat partitionless boot

Laurel Fan laurel at sdf.freeshell.org
Thu Aug 16 17:10:44 EST 2001

On Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 10:12:39AM -0400, Miller, Hoff wrote:
> When it boots from floppy, it looks like it's using lilo but it
> must be from lilo on the floppy, so a question becomes how to
> reconfigure the floppy's lilo.

The LILO mini-HOWTO has directions for making a floppy with LILO on it.
See the entire HOWTO at
and the specific section about floppies at

You would of course substitute the lilo configuration of your choice
for the HOWTO's lilo.flop.  And if I was doing this I'd keep the old
boot floppy around, since I'm sure I'd mess up the first time :)

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