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Old 06-27-2004, 06:39 PM   #1
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Changing default OS in lilo.conf


Hi,
well, when my computer starts, lilo asks me between linux and windows, being linux the default , in the first line.
Considering that the rest of my family use the computer sometimes, I would like to switch to windows being the default, so if the timeout period runs out, this os will be loaded instead of linux.

I just took a look at lilo.conf but, considering my newbishness, I decided to ask here first before screwing it.
Linux is in hdc, and windows in hda
Could anyone give some advice in what I must change here?

Thanks a lot!
 
Old 06-27-2004, 07:14 PM   #2
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Just add
default = <name of windohs boot image>
to the general section and run lilo.


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