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I can't setup LILO when I have Win98 and Linux at the same time!

Posted on 2000-02-25
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When I setup Linux I can't build LILO wherever MBR or first linux boot,so I have to run Linux in floopy! how can I setup LILO in hard disk?(I have Win98 and Linux in different partitions.)
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by:hv
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You cannot run lilo in linux? Or the booting
procedure does not function properly afterwards?
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by:EatEmAndSmile
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Yes, you can. It's just that you gotta run LILO after installing Windows '98.

 Enjoy!
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by:friebele
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It is possible that lilo won't work because you have a large hard drive. Lilo does not work when the root directory is located in a partition greater than 1024 cylinders. For a HD running in LBA mode, this occurs after about 8 GB on your hard drive. Windows must be your first partition. How big is this partition, and how big is your hard drive?
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Sokka earned 70 total points
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I think u have installed linux and then win98.
Ok this is Ur problem!!

Do the following :-

1. Boot Your System using Ur Boot and Root floppy

2. Mount Your hard disk (where the LINUX is located)

3. Go to /etc/lilo.conf file

4. check the entries

5. come out

6. put lilo in command prompt

7. reboot

U will get the LILO boot in Ur HDD

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