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Old 02-19-2005, 11:58 PM   #1
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knowing which bootloader my linux distr uses


hi
want to know the config file or other inf . which tells the bootloader , my linux distr( i am using Mandrake , Redhat) uses.
:Pengy
 
Old 02-24-2005, 11:06 AM   #2
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Redhat uses grub and the configuration file is /boot/grub.conf (on most distros it's /boot/grub/menu.lst). Mandrake can use either grub or lilo, depending on your selection during initial installation or through the Mandrake Control Centre. The lilo config file is in /etc/lilo.conf.
 
Old 02-24-2005, 11:41 AM   #3
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My RedHat (triple boot RH8,RH7.3,W2K) uses lilo It might be that grub is the default, but I've always selected lilo.
I think RH switched to grub as the default in RH7.3 (or RH7.2).

When you boot the system (and it's a multiboot), you should be able to see what it uses).
 
Old 02-24-2005, 01:38 PM   #4
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I think grub became the default in Redhat 9+.
 
Old 02-25-2005, 12:09 AM   #5
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7.3 already had it (to my knowledge). An inexperienced colleague of mine managed to install it in a fresh install.
Later he forgot the password for it
 
Old 02-25-2005, 03:06 AM   #6
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Thats a good one.
 
  


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