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Re:Lilo works fine on 64 bit

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on April 06, 2005 04:20 AM
lilo CANNOT be 64bit. its a limitation of the bios.

the cpu starts in 32-bit mode, does the bios dance in 32bit, passes off to the bootloader in 32bit, and the very first part of the kernel is in 32bit. the kernel throws a flag, and the cpu jumps to 64bit.


Return to 64-bit Linux and BSD are maturing steadily