Florian G. Pflug fgp at
Tue Feb 9 14:36:38 GMT 1999

On Tue, Feb 09, 1999 at 11:22:24PM +1100, Juan Carlos Castro y Castro wrote:
> > I'd recommend one partition for swap and one for everything else. The
> > only reason to further partition would be to insure that the boot files
> > remain below the 1024 cylinder boundary.
> But doesn't LILO handle this too? I've never had any problem with kernel
> upgrading, no matter how big/full the HD is.

Depens on your BIOS - lilo can only access the same part of the hard disk as
the bios can. Lilo however lets you boot linux/win/.... from any partition,
not only form the first primary partition on the first drive...

                                        Greetings, Florian Pflug

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