plilo problems

Rodrigo Moya rmoya at
Mon Jul 10 12:22:48 EDT 2000

> > 
> > > > LILO
> > > > .ccboot:
> > > > Loading linux.........................
> > 
> > It might be because you have a large kernel.  One of the effects that
> > the patch does is limit the size of the kernel you can use.  I think
> > that LILO should have warned about it, or not installed it, but I may
> > be wrong.  What size kernel are you using?  I think it should not be
> > larger than 450K or so.  Try to make a smaller kernel.
> > 
> Yes, it might be this, the kernel I'm using is 579140 bytes. I'll try
> removing some things.
Well, now my kernel is 436367 bytes, and the problem is still there. But I
get a different LILO prompt:

> )boot:

Any time I run lilo, I then boot from DOS to put the firmware (with
dupdate). Is that the correct way? Or it is needed only once?


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