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Old 02-11-2006, 11:44 AM   #1
kalleanka
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lilo - strange


I found something strange in lilo. I am trying to boot puppy in to ram directly from hd and im using lilo. this is my puppy part in lilo:


image=/puppy/boot/vmlinuzpup
label="puppy"
root=/dev/ram0
initrd=/puppy/boot/imagepup.gz
append=""
read-only


Now if i delete the files wmlinuzpup and/or imagepup.gz it still boots?

Some kind of safty(memory)thing? The problem is that then I do not realy know what kernel and image that are used. This is strange.

I think I will try grub insteed. Now but it would be nice with some explanation.
 
Old 02-11-2006, 12:32 PM   #2
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Run the `lilo` command to inform lilo of your config changes and see if it still works afterwards.
 
Old 02-12-2006, 06:15 AM   #3
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done that and then it complans the file/files are missing but the system starts fine even if i deleted the files. Changed to grub and it works fine. Grub seams to be mor direct and sofisticated.
 
  


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