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Old 12-18-2008, 09:12 PM   #1
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Cool From which Red Hat Version, boot loader Iilo was replaced by GRUB


Hi People,

I need to know from which Red Hat Version, boot loader Lilo was replaced by GRUB and how do I change back from GRUB to Lilo.
 
Old 12-18-2008, 09:21 PM   #2
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Welcome to LQ!!

I assume that you installed Red Hat and the installer put in GRUB. I don't know which version you used!! (but I'm not sure it matters)

Why would you want to install LILO???

OK--if you insist:
http://www.google.com/search?q=insta...L_enUS177US235
 
Old 12-18-2008, 09:58 PM   #3
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I think from Red Hat version 7.x, not sure.
 
Old 12-19-2008, 12:32 AM   #4
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I have a RH 6.2 box that uses lilo (and I'm quite sure it was the only option during the install)
I did install 7.x long ago and can't remember if there was an option or that lilo was the only option
I have a RH 8 box and I know it boots lilo; I'm also quite sure (99%) that there was a choice during the install which one you want to use.

I suggest that you check your system to see if lilo is available (it might have been installed but not used). If so, it's a matter of configuring and running the lilo command.
 
Old 12-19-2008, 07:33 AM   #5
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Quote:
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I have a RH 6.2 box.....
I have a RH 8 box
Any PDP-8s to go with those?......
 
Old 12-19-2008, 11:24 AM   #6
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thank you all for your replies.
I think, till Red Hat Linux 9.0, there was choise to install either Lilo or Grub but in all versions after 9.0, its GRUB
(thats my finding and I might be completely wrong ).
I simply wish to replace GRUB with LILO. I tried command /sbin/lilo but it says no such command. I am using RHEL 4. Any ideas ..? Although, when I install GRUB, it created file /etc/lilo.config.anaconda.
 
Old 12-21-2008, 12:59 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by usonule View Post
thank you all for your replies.
I think, till Red Hat Linux 9.0, there was choise to install either Lilo or Grub but in all versions after 9.0, its GRUB
(thats my finding and I might be completely wrong ).
I simply wish to replace GRUB with LILO. I tried command /sbin/lilo but it says no such command. I am using RHEL 4. Any ideas ..? Although, when I install GRUB, it created file /etc/lilo.config.anaconda.
Yeah with all the RHEL releases, GRUB is installed by default. Again, as someone asked earlier, why would you want to use lilo?
 
Old 12-21-2008, 01:31 PM   #8
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I remember my reluctance to embrace the delights of grub. "My distro made me" (use grub).
Now I like it
lilo? No way!

Off-topic
@pixellany: A PDP-8? I'd love one of those, but I'd prefer a PDP-11. Much nicer architecture.
Anyone got one in their basement? (I still have some PDP-8/11 manuals, somewhere).
 
  


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