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Old 07-21-2004, 12:14 PM   #1
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Question Where is My LILO config file kept?

I'm using Mandrake 10 (great distro best I've tried yet!) but want to have a play with some other distros. I'm asumming that I'll have to edit my LILO boot menu for all installed distros and M$ XP to appear on the boot loader menu? So where does the LILO config file live and can you offer any advice on edting it?

Many thanks in advance

Old 07-21-2004, 12:28 PM   #2
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To find a file, log in as root or use su and type

find / -name filename

i. e. you can look for a lilo file by doing

find / -name lilo*
Old 07-21-2004, 12:32 PM   #3
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Alternatively you could run:

# liloconfig

(The # means the command must be run as root, type 'su' and then when prompted enter your root password)

liloconfig is quite easy to setup, just click begin, then linux, then windows...then install :)

Good luck!


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