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Old 04-24-2002, 04:11 PM   #1
djhipflask
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Loadind Windows as default


I've just installed Linux Mandrake 8.2 and using graphical LILO i want Windows(hda1) to boot as default after a certain time instead of Linux(hda5). How do i do this?
 
Old 04-24-2002, 06:12 PM   #2
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Please do not double post.
 
Old 04-25-2002, 02:27 AM   #3
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Do not do that
You don't nead Windoz .

Ok perhaps you have sister that nead it. In that case:

login as root in your console

Open /etc/lilo.conf
Go to the line where there is :

default=linux

Change it to :

default=windows ;

check in the lines below if your windows partition is labeled "windows" if it is then what i wrote is corect . On some distr. it may be "Dos". Set default whatewer your win partition is labeled.

save the file
reinstal lilo by typing: lilo

After rebooting you'r sister will be taken to Wz

bay by BojanX

Last edited by BojanX; 04-25-2002 at 02:35 AM.
 
  


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