[Techtalk] redhat partitionless boot

Miller, Hoff Hoff_Miller at milgo.com
Thu Aug 16 16:20:05 EST 2001

Thank you for your quick response.

I followed the instructions, but when I run lilo, it complains:
Sorry, don't know how to handle device 0x0700

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Laurel Fan [mailto:laurel at sdf.freeshell.org]
> Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2001 1:11 PM
> To: techtalk at linuxchix.simegen.com
> Subject: Re: [Techtalk] redhat partitionless boot
> 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
>   http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/mini/LILO.html
> and the specific section about floppies at
>   http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/mini/LILO-7.html 
> 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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