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Old 03-23-2001, 02:48 AM   #1
BicycleBob
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Lilo boot order


I am dual booting Windows98 with SuSe 7.1 and would like to change the boot order in Lilo. SuSe is the default choice - I would like to change this to Win98.

I found and edited the file /etc/lilo.conf but the boot order was not affected. Did I do something wrong? Did I misunderstand the instructions for this?
 
Old 03-23-2001, 06:56 AM   #2
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Everytime you make changes to the lilo.conf, you need to run it at the command

/sbin/lilo


That should work for you!
 
Old 03-24-2001, 12:16 AM   #3
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re: run lilo

Thanks for your reply, Trickykid.

now I'm off to the manual to find out to run sbin/lilo
 
Old 10-27-2003, 02:32 PM   #4
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Dual boot with Win 2K

I dual boot Win2k and Mandrake 9.1. After I update lilo.conf and ran lilo, the system say that the pcurrent partition does not support the change and did not update. Any thought? I don't have the exact message handy at this moment.

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