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Re: [vox-tech] lilo, syslinux help

Can't you do syslinux /dev/sdb?


On Fri, 24 Oct 2003, Charles McLaughlin wrote:

> I am trying to boot Linux off a USB hard drive.  I found a knoppix
> derivative called Flonix (http://flonix.tuxfamily.org/) that should work.  I
> guess it is meant for booting from USB memory sticks.
> I've been messing with this idea for a while and previously installed LILO
> on the MBR of the USB hard drive (sdb).  Now I'm following the instructions
> on how to get Flonix to boot and am supposed install syslinux on the
> partition where Flonix (sdb6).
> So I did syslinux /dev/sdb6
> but when I try to boot off the USB drive, it boots into LILO not syslinux.
> What do I need to do to get rid of LILO and replace it with syslinux?  I'm
> assuming that syslinux goes in the MBR, but I don't know why it is
> associated with the partition sdb6 not sdb.  (Hope this makes sense)
> Thanks,
> Charles
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