Bug 19162 - lilo setup during RH7 install does not recognize Win2K
Summary: lilo setup during RH7 install does not recognize Win2K
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: lilo
Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael K. Johnson
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2000-10-16 01:44 UTC by Steve Williams
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-21 16:38:07 UTC


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Description Steve Williams 2000-10-16 01:44:49 UTC
I installed RH7 on a second primary partition (1GB due to bug #18387) with 
Win2K installed on the first primary partition (6.5GB).  The lilo setup 
did not recognize the pre-existing Win2K partition and only gave me the 
linux option.  There is no option to add or delete other bootable 
partitions to lilo during setup.

Comment 1 Need Real Name 2000-11-07 08:24:46 UTC
I'm having exactly the same problem - Not only that , I can't use the HOW TO
instructions to get the WIN2K bootloader to boot into the 2nd partition (Linux)
/dev/hda2.

Comment 2 Dan DuVarney 2001-05-21 16:38:02 UTC
I have the same problem with Win98 under RHL 7.1

Lilo doesn't list the win98 partition as a boot option.

When doing a "workstation" install unto a linux partition, the MBR is
overwritten to use lilo
and you can't boot windows until you update /etc/lilo.conf.


Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2002-06-04 05:20:09 UTC
Newer releases of Red Hat Linux properly detect NTFS partitions during the
install and allow you to configure them for booting


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