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Re: tlug: booting above 1024 cyl.

On Tue, 7 Mar 2000, Marcus Metzler wrote:

> Hi,
> sorry I lost the original thread, but here is the link for a new
> version of lilo, which allows booting from partitions above 1024 cyl..

thanks!  I'll try this out tonight on my 20.5GB disk and see if it works

> Here is the original announcement:
> >Source code for revision 3 of Werner Almesberger's LILO version 21 is
> >available from:
> >
> >
> >
> >This revision adds a global option, 'lba32', to enable bootind disks
> >beyond the 1024 cylinder limit.  The command line switch '-L'
> >accomplishes the same result.  To be effective, the BIOS must support
> >the EDD packet call interface (post 1998).
> >
> >The package, available as 'lilo-21-3.tar.gz' includes source code, man
> >pages, and updates to all pertinent documentation.  This code has been
> >in beta release since 11/99 under the name "LILO version 22".  Werner
> >asked me to change the designation to indicate that it is derived from
> >his version 21, as his version 22 will be a major update.
> Marcus

Scott M. Stone, CCNA <>
UNIX Systems and Network Engineer
Taos - The SysAdmin Company 

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