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Well, there is more support for Lilo, most are familiar with it and the latest version doesn't have problems detecting drives larger than 1 GB.
I would go with Lilo, if you have a problem with it, your most likely to get a faster response when getting help.
you'll probably want to put it on the MBR if your dual booting, if not the XP will load up and you will have to use its boot loader to load Linux which I find harder to configure than configuring Lilo to load XP..
after you have done that make sure your lilo.conf file is edited to be correct or run liloconf and check to see if it is all correct and yes i would install mbr i have my machine on mbr and i have never had a problem anywayz make sure the lilo config file is edited or use the liloconf n then once done run lilo make sure no errors occur and the reboot and check it out
Well LILO is diffently the most well known boot manager.
But personally i use grub and find its nicer as it doesn't require as many parameters and also you dont have to run grub again each time you update the kernel etc. Only thing to get used to is the differences in the way grub labels hdd's
For some reason, I'm having a hard time installing lilo.
I ran /sbin/lilo, but I think that command doesn't install lilo to the MBR, where I think it might have to be. After running the /sbin/lilo command, then rebooting, the startup sequence does't even notice that lilo is installed.
Do you guys tknow he intalling command to install lilo onto the MBR.
And after intsalling on the MBR, is there anything else i need to do, such as copyyingthe bootsect.lnx and then pasting it in the windows root directory ?
I heard using LILO is just the easiest way to do it. Using xp's boot loader i believe requires a few tricks to get working. I would go on google.com/linux and find out some LILO commands im sure there is a command to install it to the MBR. I cant help much becuase i use grub now sorry.