> : My only lead on what the problem might be is that when running Linux's fdisk
> : on the drive in question I get the warning, "The number of cylinders on this
> : disk is set to 1149. This is larger than 1024, and may cause problems
> Ignore this warning. It is not for Linux.
I have Slackware 2.3. As I said, LILO works just fine on the other machine (whichQuote:> : So . . . is there any way to fix my problem, without reparitioning the drive?
> : Failing that, am I guaranteed that repartitioning the drive will resolve my
> : problem?
> It is very unlikely that repartitioning your drive will change anything.
> Question 1: Which LILO do you have? Slackware 3.0 includes a broken LILO.
has one drive, which contains Linux native & swap partitions
I would presume it's the one on SCSI ID 0, as this was the DOS boot drive before.Quote:> Question 2: How do you know what disk is booting?
How can I find out decisively? (I'll try cutting power to all other drives and
boot the system after this session.)
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