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Old 11-26-2003, 03:26 AM   #1
dkashtiban
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Angry Multiple O.S. on one computer


Hey guys, I have one hard drive first O.S. is XP, Second is RedHat9 and third is SuSe all on one hard drive. I installed XP and then RedHat and everything was fine, however I went to install SuSe and it installed fine, however it overwrote my RedHat partition with SuSe and all that comes up on the boot loader is XP and SuSe, I can see RedHats partition (in f disk i can see it) however I cant acess it through the boot loader. How can I have lilo show all three? is there anytype of software or anytype of thing I missed. Please let me know.

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Old 11-26-2003, 03:54 AM   #2
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I use XOSL to boot my Linux installations. I install the bootloader for each one in its root partition, and use XOSL to boot each root partition. Have a look at www.xosl.org for more info.
 
Old 11-26-2003, 07:14 AM   #3
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I think that you can edit your lilo.conf, run lilo from root, and be able to load all three os.
Doing a search on the forum will find you loads of info.
 
Old 11-26-2003, 10:04 AM   #4
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Nice point mjolnir,

what you shud do is to run /etc/lilo.conf in yourfavourite text editor (vi). You will now have to make an entry into lilo.conf about RH. You will have to mention it's boot-point, location of root etc.

Better visit http://www.tldp.org

Also check out

http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/LILO.html
 
Old 11-26-2003, 12:09 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by carlywarly
I use XOSL to boot my Linux installations. I install the bootloader for each one in its root partition, and use XOSL to boot each root partition. Have a look at www.xosl.org for more info.
Hi u do use all the distrib on ur computer as is wrote on ur description???
 
Old 11-26-2003, 01:23 PM   #6
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Im having a similar issue
 
  


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