LinuxQuestions.org
LinuxAnswers - the LQ Linux tutorial section.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions
User Name
Password
Linux - Distributions This forum is for Distribution specific questions.
Red Hat, Slackware, Debian, Novell, LFS, Mandriva, Ubuntu, Fedora - the list goes on and on... Note: An (*) indicates there is no official participation from that distribution here at LQ.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 06-06-2003, 10:08 AM   #1
Ekim Gram
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: West Islip, New York
Distribution: Slackware 10.0, Windows XP Pro
Posts: 128

Rep: Reputation: 15
How do you configure LILO under Mandrake?


Ok, I'm in the process of installing Slackware 9.0 on my computer along with Mandrake 9.1. I know how to install Slack and everything but I like the bootloader I use for Mandrake. Whenever I go into a terminal and type liloconfig it didn't being up a configuration menu like in Slack. Anybody know how I can config the Mandrake LILO so that I can have it set to load Slackware as well as Mandrake and Windows?
 
Old 06-06-2003, 01:47 PM   #2
Proud
Senior Member
 
Registered: Dec 2002
Location: England
Distribution: Used to use Mandrake/Mandriva
Posts: 2,794

Rep: Reputation: 116Reputation: 116
Either:
Edit /etc/lilo.conf and then run lilo -v
Use the KDE Control Panel -> System -> Boot Manager
Use the Mandrake Control Centre -> Boot -> DrakBoot, top right Configure button.

Remember entries are relative to the current filesystem and what's mounted where, so your Slackware 9.0 kernel images might be in /mnt/hdb5slack/boot/ instead of /boot.
 
Old 06-29-2003, 07:58 PM   #3
Skyline
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jun 2003
Distribution: Debian/other
Posts: 2,104

Rep: Reputation: 45
Hi Ekim Gram

To edit "Mandrakes" lilo.conf file do

K - Configuration - KDE Control Centre - System - Boot Manager - Administrator mode button - type in your ROOT Password - then Expert tab.

Just put your Slack entry in - if your installing Mandrake last after Win/Slack make sure you mount Slack's boot partition in Mandrake to enable "Mandrakes" lilo.conf to gain access to the Slack kernel image etc other wise "Mandrakes" lilo.conf won't be able to "point correctly" - remember to /sbin/lilo to add your new Slack entry to the Lilo boot menu.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
try to configure Lilo in Slackware Pzibi Linux - Laptop and Netbook 6 10-22-2005 04:20 AM
How do you configure Lilo? jacatone Linux - Newbie 3 07-03-2005 04:56 PM
How do I configure LILO for 2 linux partitions? MasterOfTheWind Linux - Newbie 4 08-12-2004 01:58 PM
Changing bootloaders from lilo on RedHat to lilo on Mandrake Goatdemon Linux - General 3 06-10-2002 12:04 AM
can't configure lilo elad Linux - Software 9 03-30-2001 08:14 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:32 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration