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SubjectRe: Device Numbers, LILO
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>That's not the issue.  LILO takes whatever you pass to root= and converts
>it to a device number at /sbin/lilo time. An idiotic practice on the
>part of LILO, in my opinion, that ought to have been fixed a long time
>ago.

That's why you have to use append="root=blah" for devfs :)
Really it should have been in IMO. Btw, is LBA support in?
Last time I saw a LILO manpage it stated that "linear" still
is restricted to 16bit (65535 sectors) which normally is much
less than 1k cylinders...

-mirabilos
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