[Cbsupport] seperating systems

Shaun Branden shaun at pcuse.com
Tue Jul 22 16:14:02 UTC 2003

On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 05:55:07PM +1000, Andrew Rickard wrote:
> I have 2 HD drives one Windows one Linux
> If I was to fix my MBR using windows so that the windows bootloader functioned again (instead of being hijacked by lilo as is current) and then physically disconnected the Windows HD and reloaded Mandrake Linux would lilo then be loaded onto the HD with the Linux OS ?  Would I then be able to boot according to which HD was alocated in the BIOS as first boot device??

What is happening now ?

Try posting your lilo.conf or whatever it is called to the list, so we
can have a look and suggest edits so it works for you.

There should be no reason to physically remove drives, but if you really
want to go that way, then yes it will work (if you actually install lilo
as the boot manager)

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