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Old 04-05-2008, 02:36 AM   #1
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Modifying Slackware 12 installer, replacing lilo with grub


Hello
I trying to make some modification of installer. I read this , but in usr/lib/setup I cant find any script that invokes liloconfig. Somehow "CONFIGURE" from main menu of the installer invokes liloconfig, can someone tell me how it happens ?
Only two things for lilo I find in usr/lib/setup - first is in one dialog box and second is for lilo.conf .These two are in SeTconfig script.
Thanks in advance.

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Old 04-05-2008, 02:49 AM   #2
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Hello
I trying to make some modification of installer. I read this , but in usr/lib/setup I cant find any script that invokes liloconfig. Somehow "CONFIGURE" from main menu of the installer invokes liloconfig, can someone tell me how it happens ?
Only two things for lilo I find in usr/lib/setup - first is in one dialog box and second is for lilo.conf .These two are in SeTconfig script.
Thanks in advance.
Packages have an install/doinst.sh script that is invoked immediately after package installation (either during the installer or using installpkg once the OS is booted), and
/var/log/setup/<pkgname>.setup

In lilo's case, the lilo package has:
/var/log/setup/setup.liloconfig

At the end of the installation, The installer cycles through the contents of /var/log/setup and executes all of the scripts in /var/log/setup.

That's why you don't find a specific reference to the lilo config in the installer scripts.
 
Old 04-05-2008, 04:19 AM   #3
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Many thanks, drmozes.
 
  


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