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Old 06-09-2008, 01:43 PM   #1
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compile GRUB and Lilo


Hi,

can anyone list the steps to follow to compile and install GRUB and LILO ? or at leats send the pointers where I can get these informations?
thanks,
 
Old 06-09-2008, 03:34 PM   #2
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People typically install one OR the other, but not both LILO and Grub. Which distribution are you using? During the installation of your distribution you will typically install GRUB or LILO, unless you are installing something like LinuxFromScratch, but in that case the manual would walk you through the compilation and setting up of these boot loaders.

Otherwise, you should decompress and untar the file, assuming it's a gzipped tarball of source code:
tar xvzf filename.tar.gz
And then change the newly created directory and read the README or INSTALL file:
cd filename
less README

Good luck!

-Chad
 
Old 06-09-2008, 05:31 PM   #3
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enter as root
- to install lilo , write #liloconfig in ur command line then it show a box to install lilo

- then write #lilo in ur command line to compiler ur lilo
 
Old 06-10-2008, 11:48 AM   #4
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I got the source code for LILO and GRUB and read the readme for GRUB for example: there is nothing in there showing the compilation requirements.
I am aware that most people would install LILO or GRUB and noth both but I want to be able to boot GRUB from LILO or LILO from GRUB as an experiment.
thanks
 
Old 06-11-2008, 07:35 PM   #5
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" I want to be able to boot GRUB from LILO or LILO from GRUB as an experiment. "

install grub or lilo to ur System its mean how u want manage ur partition
so u can install grub or lilo and install it on ur MBR but u cant install both of it at the SameTime , pleas explain more what u wanna do ? like u wanna boot ur slackware that already install lilo from centos that install grub !

visit this links may it will help u :
http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/man...ub_002dinstall
http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/In...S/ch-grub.html

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