[Lvlug] The Point of Installing LILO on a Partition
The Artist Formerly Known as Fingolfin
fingolfin at thelinuxlink.net
Wed Jun 16 12:48:33 EDT 2004
On Wed, 16 Jun 2004, Brian Reichert wrote:
> You know, that's a good question that I've always wondered myself. I've only
> ever put LILO on the MBR. I suppose you could use the WinNT/2k/XP boot loader
> to call on LILO then have LILO load Linux but I can't think of any reason why
> you'd want to do that.
> Perhaps there are other reasons or situation where it would be good?
No idea, because lilo boots windows & os2 through the chain loader.
Debian used to require you didn't put lilo on the MBR. Maybe you can ask
a debian person such as Allan why.
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by secret and partly by overt acts."
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