Re: Installing Fedora Outside First 4 GB

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Am Sa, den 27.12.2003 schrieb Holden McGroin um 18:03:
> Hi!
> A friend told me that it wasn't possible to install Linux outside of the 
> first 4 Gb on the disk. Does anyone know if this is true or not? They 
> have a hard disk of 20 Gb and have Windows 2000 installed on the first 
> 10 Gb of the disk, with the remainder unpartitioned. Ideally, they'd 
> just like to know if it's possible before they try to install it. Are 
> there any limitations on where you can install Fedora on the disk 
> (assuming there's enough free space to hold Fedora)?
> Cheers,
> Holden

Some time - or even long time - ago lilo was unable to address beyond
cylinder 1024 (which was not a fix GB limiter).

Fedora, especially with grub as bootloader has not such limitation. Even
actual lilo does not have it anymore.


Alexander Dalloz | Enger, Germany
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