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SubjectLILO error with 2.4.3-pre1...
Hmm, needed 2.4.3-pre1 and went to install with LILO using
'lilo -v' and got this:

LILO version 21.4-4, Copyright (C) 1992-1998 Werner Almesberger
'lba32' extensions Copyright (C) 1999,2000 John Coffman

Reading boot sector from /dev/hda
Merging with /boot/boot.b
Boot image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.2
Added linux *
Boot image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.3-pre1
Fatal: geo_comp_addr: Cylinder number is too big (1274 > 1023)

Neato. I don't have time to dig through LILO source code right
now, so here are my system specs:

Linux Distribution: RedHat 6.2 with all latest updates
Hard Disk: Maxtor 52049H3 (20GB) IDE
CPU: Dual PII-266MHz
RAM: 256MB PC100
Result of 'fdisk /dev/hda -l':

Disk /dev/hda: 255 heads, 63 sectors, 2491 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hda1 * 1 1513 12153141 83 Linux
/dev/hda2 1514 1530 136552+ 82 Linux swap
/dev/hda3 1531 2491 7719232+ 83 Linux

I have no idea why the 1023 limit is coming up considering 2.4.2 and
LILO were working just fine together and I have a newer BIOS that has
not problems detecting the driver properly. Go ahead, call me idiot :).


Steven J. Hill - Embedded SW Engineer
Public Key: ''
FPR1: E124 6E1C AF8E 7802 A815
FPR2: 7D72 829C 3386 4C4A E17D
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