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I have a system on which I would like to triple boot Mandrake, Xandros and Windows ME. I have 3 separate hard disks. I was able to dual boot Xandros and Windows ME fine, then I tried to install Mandrake on the 3rd disk. I can get to LILO fine, and then into Mandrake and Windows also - but my Xandros has disappeared...I guess the question is - how to I get Xandros to be recognized in LILO as another OS?
Thanks for your help
...and then configure lilo. Without the mount point, it'll never work.
So, yes, one has to then add a stanza to /etc/lilo.conf and then run /sbin/lilo
The easiest way to be sure it boots correctly the first time is to mount the Xandros partition and go to its /boot directory and see what the exact name of the kernel is (a good idea to open /mnt/xandros/etc/lilo.conf and see what's there as far as the "append" line and "initrd", if there are any). Mandrake's graphical bootloader fixer-upper is not so great for adding linux (works okay for adding windows when not already detected.) Shame it wasn't the other way around (xandros/mandy). Ah well, its faster with CLI anyhow.