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Old 07-10-2004, 10:41 PM   #1
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lilo boot screen wont show windows to boot into!! please help


I installed winxp after i installed linux mandrake 9.2, and windows booted straight into itself. so i restored the boot loader, (lilo) and windows isnt on the list to boot from, please help! thx.
 
Old 07-10-2004, 10:43 PM   #2
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Well, you'll need to add your Windows OS selection in the /etc/lilo.conf file, then run lilo again to save the changes.
 
Old 07-10-2004, 10:50 PM   #3
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"image=/boot/vmlinuz
label="linux"
root=/dev/hda6
initrd=/boot/initrd.img
append="devfs=mount splash=silent acpi=ht splash=silent"
vga=788
read-only"

thats like the linux option. What kind of settings do I have tp input for windows?
 
Old 07-10-2004, 10:55 PM   #4
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Add something like this to it:

other=/dev/hdXX
label=windows

Where XX is the hard drive partition letter and number it is installed to. Like if it was the first partition on the primary drive, it would be /dev/hda1

And you can add a default section in lilo to, for your default OS to boot into if you select nothing..

default=linux
or
default=windows

Basically it would be the label used for the default section.
 
  


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