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Old 05-27-2008, 11:56 AM   #1
linuxjamil
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How to change from grub boot loader to lilo boot loader


Dear All

I am wanting to convert my default boot loader to lilo from grub on fedora core 5 .

For this I collected lilo-21 .....rpm from Reda Hat 9.


But I am confused how to convert from grub to lilo which will be priomary boot loaader for my system
 
Old 05-27-2008, 02:47 PM   #2
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After installing the lilo rpm, you have to create a configuration file for lilo called /etc/lilo.conf and after doing that you need to write the configuration to the mbr by running lilo as root:

# /sbin/lilo -v

Here's an article that describes lilo configuration in more detail:

http://www.control-escape.com/linux/lilo-cfg.html

Be very careful when running lilo as an error in configuration could leave your system unbootable.
 
  


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