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Shockshell 01-14-2005 01:47 PM

How to set up dual-boot in LILO for Slackware 10.0
 
I have two partitions on my HDD, partition 1 (hda1) has 40 GB of space, and partition 2 (hda2) has 20 GB of space. Now I have WINDOWS on partition 1 (hda1) and I want to install Slackware on partition 2 (hda2). Now where and when do I set up the option in LILO so I can dual-boot between WINDOWS and SLACKWARE, (booting slackware without now boot disk). Can anyone help?

cphwizard 01-14-2005 02:34 PM

Re: How to set up dual-boot in LILO for Slackware 10.0
 
You set up LILO through the command liloconfig (A little more details here: Slackbook ), liloconfig is run during the setup.

If it for some reason it doesn't find your Windows partition (unlikely, but still), you can allways edit the file /etc/lilo.conf manually. Too add the Windows partition you just add these lines:

Code:

Other=/dev/hda1
label=”Windows”
table=/dev/hda

Then run the command "/sbin/lilo" and you're done.

Shockshell 01-14-2005 03:40 PM

Umm... I already have WINDOWS installed... Now I want to install Slackware without using a boot disk to boot it up... Last time I did this is messed up my WINDOWS OS and I had to reinstall it... (Pissed me offf.......) So Now I'm trying to learn a little more about it before installing..

Longhaul 02-12-2005 10:39 PM

This will tell you how to dual boot it. It works, its how I boot my laptop. Slackware dual boot option

Try using FIPS to split the partition and redo the drive. As always make a backup of the Windowz drive first.


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