The thing I was missing was turning on the LBA access when install RH.
After I did that, I didn't even have to rerun bootpart it just worked.
What a handy little util. And postcard ware to boot !!
Thanks for eveyone's help
> > > Hi,
> > > I was just wondering if someone could help me with Bootpart. I would
> > > like to use the NT loader to load Linux but it doesn't seem to work. I
> > > seem to be missing a step or something on my hard drive.
> > > The following lists what boot part sees as my partitions
> > > Physical number of disk 0 : 80
> > > 0 : C:* type=7 (HPFS/NTFS), size= 13390146 KB, Lba Pos=63
> > > 1 : C: type=83 (Linux native), size= 48195 KB, Lba Pos=26780355
> > > 2 : C: type=83 (Linux native), size= 5711107 KB, Lba Pos=26876745
> > > 3 : C: type=f (Win95 XInt 13 extended), size= 385560 KB, Lba
> > > Pos=38298960
> > > 4 : C: type=82 (Linux swap), size= 385528 KB, Lba Pos=38299023
> > > This is what I ran to create the boot file. Unfortunately it doesnt
> > > work.
> > > bootpart 1 c:\bootfile\bootlinux.bin Red Hat Linux 7.3.
> > > I confirmed that the 47mb (#1) is my boot partiton. For what it was
> > > worth, I also tried #2 but that didn't work either.
> > > Any comments or suggestions would be appreciated.
> > > Thanks
> > > Jody
> > You did run "lilo" while in linux and placed it in the linux boot partition
> > before you ran "bootpart" in windows?
> No I did not. When I installed RH I said to put LILO in the boot
> partition rather than in MBR. I thought this was all i had to do? I
> did check the liloconfig once in RH and it looked ok, however Im not
> really sure what I'm looking for. What about the option to use LBA
> when installing, should I try that? I checked it off and then it came
> up with a * warning that said my machine may become un-bootable so
> I ended up removing it and then continued the install.
> My Linux boot partition is beyond the 2GB barrier is this an issue? My
> C: ( as you can see in the boot part dump ) is 13GB of NTFS.