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Old 12-05-2001, 06:46 PM   #1
dominique
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Restoring backup


*Running RH 7.1*

I ran some updates from the Red Hat Network and it added a new backup option during boot:

linux back1

Good thing it did that. But how do I revert back to that backup as my main version?

Thank you!
 
Old 12-05-2001, 06:58 PM   #2
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look in /etc/lilo.conf
find line "default = <name>", this sets the default kernel to start by label name.
change to "default = back1", save.
run "lilo -v -t" to test.
if all ok, install lilo: "lilo -v".

Btw, with the latest snafu (referring to the linux-2.4.15 fs corruption glitch) I opted out for automagical updates of core packages like kernel.
 
Old 12-05-2001, 08:06 PM   #3
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Thanx, but I want the option 'linux' to be replaced by the contents of 'linx back1'.

That is, I want to click on 'linux' and get the backup (which would become my current version). I would like to revert to the backup.
 
Old 12-06-2001, 03:59 AM   #4
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Change
label = back1 to label = linux
and
label = linux to label = linux-new
where the second one is the entry created by the upgrade, then run lilo as described by unSpawn and you should be ready to go.
 
  


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