Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 12-11-2003, 10:37 AM   #1
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: /naples/italy
Distribution: ubuntu 12.04 / Slackware 14
Posts: 150

Rep: Reputation: 15
boot loader configuration

i've two hd on my pc. on the first one i've installed mdk 9.2. on the other one i've an old installation of mdk 9.1. now when i boot the machine lilo give me only tha opportunity to start the system from hda. how can i configure lilo in order to choose the second disk to boot the system?
Old 12-11-2003, 09:46 PM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Calif, USA
Distribution: PCLINUXOS
Posts: 2,876

Rep: Reputation: 88
Take a look at the /etc/lilo.conf file on 9.1 and modify the /etc/lilo.conf on 9.2 accordingly.
Run /sbin/lilo to update.
If what is now /dev/hdb used to be the primary master, you also need to look at the map-drive option (man lilo.conf)
Good Luck.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
wireless Keyboard not working to select boot options (Grub boot loader) psrini_vasan Fedora 7 12-16-2009 05:45 PM
Boot Loader Configuration cbriscoejr Red Hat 2 10-25-2004 09:35 PM
Boot loader configuration lambchop Linux - Newbie 2 05-08-2004 03:09 PM
boot loader configuration JbCrash Linux - Software 1 10-16-2003 10:59 PM
How to add a boot record which used to startup windows under my Grub boot loader? yunxiang Linux - Newbie 6 02-01-2003 02:22 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:06 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration