Bug 14692 - RFE: Add Compaq Setup Partition to LILO menu during GUI install
RFE: Add Compaq Setup Partition to LILO menu during GUI install
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2000-07-26 20:09 EDT by John Cagle
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-09-27 15:27:53 EDT
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Description John Cagle 2000-07-26 20:09:14 EDT
During Red Hat installation, the Compaq Setup Partition (aka. System
Partition - Type 0x12), if found, should be added to the LILO menu as
a boot option.  With this enhancement, if LILO is installed into the MBR,
the System Partition will still be bootable via the LILO menu.  Without
this enhancement the System Partition will *not* be accessible until
the user manually reconfigures LILO.

[The Compaq System Partition contains critical server configuration and
diagnostic programs for Compaq servers.]
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-07-27 13:49:55 EDT
Added to features requested for future releases.
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2002-01-21 19:35:06 EST
We won't add it, but you will be able to manually add this in future releases.

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