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Old 02-28-2008, 08:56 PM   #1
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How do I specify the noapic option?


I have a flash drive with lilo & the debian mini.iso. It starts booting and complains about the noapic option. But can't find any way to specify this at boot up.
 
Old 02-28-2008, 09:43 PM   #2
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From memory, at the lilo prompt (assuming your kernel image is called linux), you can type:
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linux noapic
Or, you can modify /etc/lilo.conf and add this to your image section (run lilo afterwards):
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append="noapic"
I'm not at a box I can test that on at the moment though...
 
Old 02-28-2008, 09:45 PM   #3
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it's been a while but default boot option in lilo is usually linux so you'd just type 'linux noapic' at the boot: prompt. or you can add it as an option to lilo.conf and then install lilo to mbr again for permanent inclusion of the option.
 
  


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