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Old 12-09-2003, 12:22 PM   #1
Santorres
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Question Configuring LILO/Grub ..... ?




I would like to know how can i edit the grub/lilo paramenters or configuration. How can i modify the time it takes and it's stuff. How can I modify it in order to let W2K to be the default one. ?

 
Old 12-09-2003, 12:25 PM   #2
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Hi,

man grub
man lilo
Use the search function for these boards.
Use google.

The best thing is to look at /etc/lilo.conf, or /boot/grub/grub.conf and try to understand what's there already. If you manage that, you know how to do pretty much anything you need to do.

Happy reading!

John
 
Old 12-09-2003, 12:50 PM   #3
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Look in the /etc/lilo.conf or /etc/grub.conf files. Making an entry default can be done by putting it's paragraph before the paragraphs for the other entries.
 
Old 12-09-2003, 02:50 PM   #4
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In lilo.conf you can change the ;

timeout=

and

default=

directives to achieve a shorter boot time and different OS to boot first, respectively - (the default= directive has to match one of the label= directive names in one of the OS stanzas)

With lilo.conf, after any changes make sure you type;

/sbin/lilo

to re-install LILO and the new map..

Last edited by Skyline; 12-09-2003 at 02:52 PM.
 
  


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