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Old 02-24-2011, 07:09 AM   #1
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Distribution: slackware 12.0, Vector Linux STD 6.0 and 5.8, ZenWalk 4.6.1, OpenBSD 3.9
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i want to remove my LILO on boot sector

Here's the set up.

1. got an EXISTING LILO... VL 5.8 (/dev/hdc3)

2. installed VL6.0 and installed its own lilo on Boot sector (/dev/hdc13)

3. everytime i choose VL6.0 in my existing LILO (/dev/hdc3) it still goes to VL6.0's LILO.. .the question is, how can i remove the VL6.0 so if i choose this on my existing lILO.. it will just boot straight.

VL6.0 LILO :


root:# cat /etc/lilo.conf
# LILO configuration file
# generated by 'liloconfig'
# Start LILO global section
boot = /dev/hdc13
#default = linux
#timeout = 0
# Override dangerous defaults that rewrite the partition table:
bitmap = /boot/bitmap/boot.bmp
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x256
vga = 773
# Normal VGA console
# vga = normal
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x64k
# vga=791
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x32k
# vga=790
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x256
# vga=773
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x64k
# vga=788
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x32k
# vga=787
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x256
# vga=771
# VESA framebuffer console @ 640x480x64k
# vga=785
# VESA framebuffer console @ 640x480x32k
# vga=784
# VESA framebuffer console @ 640x480x256
# vga=769

# End LILO global section
# Partition 1: Linux GUI mode
image = /boot/vmlinuz
root = /dev/hdc13
label = linux
append = " "

# Partition 2: Linux GUI mode
#image = /boot/vmlinuz
# root = /dev/hdc13
# label = linux-gui
# append = "4 "
# read-only


Old 02-24-2011, 07:43 AM   #2
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To be clear: for now he is loading the second lilo from hdc13 after you got the menu from the lilo in hdc3? And this you don't want in the future?
Old 02-24-2011, 01:32 PM   #3
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I answered this in your other question:

Otherwise you can boot the Vector kernel directly with

image = /mnt/hdc13/boot/vmlinuz # path to the Vector Linux kernel
  initrd = /mnt/hdc13/boot/initrd.gz # if initrd is used
That goes in your main lilo.conf.


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