My partitions are 12G for XP and 8G for Linux on a 20G HD
It appears the booting with a floppy is my only option.
Does GRUB have the same restriction?
I will try the other suggestions as well.
--- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., "michaellkaufman" <kaufman@c...>
> --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., "timnicholls2001" <hermit@n...>
> > Having just installed RH7.3 on my i8000
> > the only way I can boot into Linux is to
> > use the boot disk.
> > Shouldn't LILO, which I installed but
> > obviously not correctly, give me an
> > opportunity to dual boot into either
> > XP or Linux.
> > Any help, anybody using RH7.3 + i8000
> > would be great.
> Rmember that you can only use the version of LILO on your HDD to
> partitions in the first 8 GIG. If your XP partition is greater
> gigs, then you will have to use the floppy LILO to boot.
> I am not sure what lilo will show, but programs like Partition
> will not even show the OSes if their partitions start after the 8
> I had the same problem on my laptop, when I had it set up with 30
> for windows and 10 gig for Linux. I split my 30 gig windows
> into a 7.8 and a 22.2 gig partitions with the 10 gig for linux in
> middle. Then I had no problems.