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Old 02-27-2006, 11:09 PM   #16
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Now I am very lost. I hope someone could work thru this and put the various scenarious up and people could add to the posts. E.g. Windows Xp only (boot loader in MBR windows boot loader; Dual boot: Boot loader (TYPE, where to place, why, etc). triple boot (WinXp, Linux,LInux): now what??

But this is helpful as well.
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Side-tracking the thread for a moment ..
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Originally Posted by Franklin
Lilo gets installed to the MBR and the config file is located in /etc. However, when you run lilo after setting up lilo.conf, it reads the config file and keeps this info until you edit the cofig file again and re-run lilo. This means I can remove linux completely and lilo will still work because it does not need to read the config file with every boot.
You sure about this Franklin ???.
I thought lilo only kept a list of sectors it needed to load, rather than the actual sectors. What happens when you over-write the partition - does it still work or die ???.
Don't use it, so must admit I've never bothered loooking at the code.
 
  


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