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Old 06-07-2002, 08:10 AM   #1
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lilo.conf


I makes changes to it, but they always goes back to default. I change the Labels to "Windows" and "Slackware", but they go back to "DOS" and "Linux". I change the delay from 1200 (2 minutes) to 100 (10 seconds), but it goes back to 1200. Anybody know what's going on?
 
Old 06-07-2002, 08:25 AM   #2
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Check the permissions on /etc/lilo.conf. Make sure that you have write.
 
Old 06-07-2002, 08:37 AM   #3
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Well, I've changed the permissions, but when I opened lilo.conf the changes were still in there, but aren't affecting the boot parameters. Any ideas?
 
Old 06-07-2002, 08:47 AM   #4
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well if the changes are in there then you've presumably not undated the boot sector. run "lilo" as root.
 
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Worked. Thanks acid.

 
Old 06-07-2002, 09:22 AM   #6
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Doh, I thought you were saying you couldnt edit lilo.conf.
 
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You always have to run "lilo" after modyfing lilo.conf to apply new changes...
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Old 06-07-2002, 10:30 AM   #8
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Like I said

 
Old 06-07-2002, 11:07 AM   #9
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hanzerik... that's what i read too... wasn't exactly clear what the problem was huh?
 
  


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