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I have an easy question but i don't know the answer. What is the command for lilo?? I know it's some thing like this vi (or something). I think the command for grub is vi /grub/grub.conf. Is that right for grub?? Does that sound right. I need to change it from DOS to say Windows XP. It automatically says DOS that means Windows XP. I can't do that without the lilo command. Please reply back. Thanks guys.
Thanks i try that. I use the terminal window. I like the terminal. I personally don't care to use vi. I'm going to try vi. I believe you are that i have to be logged in as root. I'm a new user to Redhat. I have any problems i will post. I have to log off and restart my computer. Well thanks again.
Distribution: RedHat (RHEL, FC, CentOS), openSuSE, Mac OS X
after you edit /etc/lilo.conf , using whatever editor you want to (emacs? gedit? jedit? joe? ... whocares? :P)
you need to run
it's list something like ... hold on, i'll just do this to mine since i've meant to...
Warning: LBA32 addressing assumed
Added Linux_2.4.20NEW *
I'm not sure but i don't think the label can contain spaces, cause i get something like this if i make the label "windows xp":
Warning: LBA32 addressing assumed
Unrecognized token "XP" at or above line 40 in file '/etc/lilo.conf'
so, edit the file, save and exit the editor, then as root run lilo
If there are errors, fix em and run lilo again
I don't understand what this guy is trying to do. The only thing i know is vi /etc/lilo.conf. "I" go down to DOS change that to WINDOWS XP "ESC" Hold down shift and hit "Z" twice. That is the only thing i know. I know i did that right. I don't understand what he is trying to do. Please reply back. Thanks.
I personally use text editor under Redhat 8. I'm really new to Redhat. Why do i need an editor?? I was'nt doing it right?? How do i run lilo itself?? You have to explain little more to me so i understand. Please reply back. Thanks.
I understand when i open up the terminal go like this.
"I" change it from DOS to Windows XP "ESC" Hold down shift and hit "Z" twice. I understand that. Then when i restart my computer. It still says DOS. It does not say Windows XP. If i was using grub. I only had to do above and then it would say Windows XP. Why in lilo it won't say Windows XP?? Please reply back. Thanks.