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Bug 7369

Summary: Install fails to set LILO to linear mode
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Jim Dawson <jdawson>
Component: liloAssignee: Michael K. Johnson <johnsonm>
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Version: 6.1   
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Jim Dawson 1999-11-27 04:10:17 UTC
I have a SCSI controller (QLogic) that requires Linear mode. When I set
LILO to use Linear mode in the Redhat graphical
installation, /etc/lilo.conf is not set to linear mode. I must boot from
the boot floppy and reconfigure lilo.conf manually and re-install LILO.

Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-01-04 22:27:59 UTC
Assigned to dledford

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2002-04-12 05:37:15 UTC
We always set linear mode in current releases (except when we need lba32 which
supercedes linear)