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SubjectRe: Device Numbers, LILO
> It's in, but for some strange reason you have to ask for it explicitly
> with the "lba32" option.

Because the 32bit bios calls lilo uses in lba32 mode can cause problems
with broken or old bios's hence is defaults to a safe option, and if you
can't boot without it (over 1023 cylinders) then you turn it on at your
own risk.

I know this from the experiance of breaking lilo on my workstation :)

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