Re: lilo dual boot problem
> First you have a Windows problem:
> Windows (all versions) boots ONLY from
> drive 0x80. Using the current LILO:
> will take care of that problem. And
> yes, ez-bios will have to be installed
> on /dev/hdb too, but set to control
> Personally, I'd suggest going back to
> booting from /dev/hda by installing the
> LILO boot record on /dev/hda
> (boot=/dev/hda). Then Windows is on the
> 0x80 (C:) drive already.
So I don't have to worry about ez-bios being overwritten by lilo when I install lilo to hda ?
lilo dual boot problem
I have a 15G hardisk on hda and a 4G hardisk on hdb.
The hda partitioning is :
hda1 Boot Primary Win95 FAT32 7.682.42
hda5 Logical Win95 Fat32 7674.19
Pri/Log Free Space 8.23
hdb partitioning is:
hdb5 Boot Logical Linux ext2 7.71
hdb6 Logical Win95 Fat32 1068.32
hdb7 Logical Linux swap 317.40
hdb8 Logical Linux ext2 2903.04
Some kind soul on the debian web site had the
excellent idea to put lilo on drive b, and change the
boot order in bios so that drive b becomes a in essence.
This basically worked after i put in the bios=0x80
command for /dev/hdb command.
The problem is that lilo won't boot the windows drive. It
just hangs. The other issue is that ez-bios is on
drive a. Is the problem that lilo is trying to boot windows
without starting ez-bios ? Is there a way to get ez-bios
going and then start windows. Below is my lilo.conf:
disk = /dev/hdb
bios = 0x80
disk = /dev/hda
bios = 0x81