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Old 06-24-2006, 02:43 AM   #1
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How to config lilo with 2 linux os


How to config lilo with 2 linux os
i have fedora4 and now i install slackware 10.2
now i want to config lilo in slackware for fedore4 boot option in lilo.
 
Old 06-24-2006, 03:07 AM   #2
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You will need to have a boot-loader installed in fedoras / partition, or
have slacks lilo installed in slacks root and make fedoras grub point at
that as a "foreign OS" (like it would have for Windows).

The thing is that the two distros don't share a /boot partition (I assume
that you didn't partition the machine like that - if you did the whole
setup may be a different story).


Cheers,
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Old 06-24-2006, 03:23 AM   #3
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kinldy give me brief and simple solution step by step thank you!

kinldy give me brief and simple solution step by step thank you!
because i just switched from windows .......
 
Old 06-24-2006, 03:25 AM   #4
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I'd need to at LEAST know your partitioning scheme to be able to do that. ;}


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Old 06-24-2006, 03:29 AM   #5
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okay...

well i am in control center > system administration>boot manager LILO now i found a button Add Kernel and Add other OS.
now first let me tell which one i have to choose ....for adding and option for already installed fedora 4 in my system.
 
Old 06-24-2006, 07:50 AM   #6
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Smile calm down

mitesh.ever calm down, tinksters right we kinda need to no your partition layout before we can help, it's only so our advice doesn't mess up your whole setup
firstly, let's start with how many harddrives you have, then boot to slackware, start konsole and type 'cfdisk' this will show you your partition layout, then we can suggest a viable way to dual-boot your machine
 
Old 06-26-2006, 07:19 AM   #7
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okay buddies i'll tell u the partition scheme i have.

i have one HD 80 GB and have 6 partion listed below

10 gb ext3 primary bootable slackware
10 gb ext3 fedora
swap comman
19 gb LVM created by fedora installation
rest free space reserved for windows ... right now have linux only.

is it okay ... ?
 
Old 06-26-2006, 09:04 PM   #8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mitesh.ever
okay buddies i'll tell u the partition scheme i have.

i have one HD 80 GB and have 6 partion listed below

10 gb ext3 primary bootable slackware
10 gb ext3 fedora
swap comman
19 gb LVM created by fedora installation
rest free space reserved for windows ... right now have linux only.

is it okay ... ?
Hi,
Its not at all okay. You should have specified the partition scheme using the command #fdisk -l (may be you not knowing this at this stage)
anyways..... read this article to dual boot your machine.
come back to us if you still face some problem.

regards

Last edited by b0nd; 06-26-2006 at 09:05 PM.
 
  


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