> He is building on hdc using an existing kernel then making hdc the boot
> disk, so it becomes hda in a new system. lilo records device numbers
> and gets confused by this process.
> The easiest method is to create the new system on hdc, do not run lilo,
actually, it's not too difficult to set lilo straight. I have done
almost this exact same thing several times - that is, copy a linux
install over from hda to hdc, and run lilo on hdc so that it'll boot as
hda in a new box.
here's the lilo.conf file I used, and ran with a lilo -C ... the key
thing is the bios=0x80 line. looking at the lilo.conf man page, this
might be sort of a hack, and machine/bios dependent, but it worked for