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Old 06-16-2002, 04:24 PM   #1
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Hi!

I have one HDD with my windows on and one with RedHat 6.1. I set the RedHat HDD as primary and windows as slave. I booted up and RedHat found the windows HDD. I started GNOME and went to linuxConf and into LILO config. And there was an option there to boot other OS, but my windows HDD was not in the partiotion list.... Is there anything I must do to get it into the list? I'm a total newbe to linux.... :P
 
Old 06-17-2002, 12:12 AM   #2
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On my old red hat 5.2 system, in linuxconf there was an option called
" LILO other OS configuration ". Maybe you have something like that in 6.1 and you'll be able to add windows OS to lilo.

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Old 06-17-2002, 11:29 AM   #3
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Yes " LILO other OS configuration " was what I was meaning. But my windows HDD is not listed there. Actualy there is none partitions listed there...
 
Old 06-17-2002, 09:30 PM   #4
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Doesn't it allow you to add the information yourself in " LILO other OS configuration "?

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Old 06-18-2002, 06:26 AM   #5
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It does allow me to add th information myself. But I'm realy new to linux and don't know what to add.
 
Old 06-18-2002, 06:36 AM   #6
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no, please NEVER use linuxconf. just edit the file manually

/etc/lilo.conf

should contain something SIMILAR to...

other=/dev/hda1
label=windows
 
Old 06-18-2002, 09:22 PM   #7
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You can edit the /etc/lilo.conf file as acid_kewpie says. linuxconf has been known to screw up things. To add to acids lines:

other=/dev/hdb1
label=windows
table=/dev/hdb1
map-drive=0x80
to=0x81
map-drive=0x81
to=0x80

Since you have windows on the slave drive, it would be hdb1 instead of hda1. Also, I included the " map-drive " and " to " lines because windows doesn't like being the slave drive and these lines fool windows into thinking that it is the master drive.
 
  


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