Originally Posted by farmerdave
I have a dual boot system going with Windows XP and linux, with lilo as my boot manager. I'm planning on giving windows 7 a go instead of XP, overwriting the XP partition. I know this will overwrite the MBR, so is it just a simple case of using a linux rescue disk to restore lilo? Then i can select my OS just as before?
Yes, that's the basic idea, but why are you using lilo? You do realize, don't you, that lilo is obsolete and will eventually be discontinued --
-- and that Grub can do more, and easier, than lilo?