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Old 09-25-2003, 03:06 PM   #1
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Question How do I get rid of a LILO menu item??

Hey, I just installed Slackware 9.0 (I love it)

But I have a small problem:

When it installed LILO, it installed a second boot item to boot into Windows XP, however, I have a 3rd party boot loader that runs before LILO.

How do I get rid of the one menu item and go straight to Llinux??
Old 09-25-2003, 03:34 PM   #2
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i can't remember exactly coz i've only ever used LILO a couple of times a few years ago, now i use grub.
But, anyway there should be a lilo.conf file somewhere in your /boot directory which you need to edit (as root), it should be pretty self-explanatory once you take a look at it, but as always - Backup First
Old 09-25-2003, 03:41 PM   #3
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edit /etc/lilo.conf as root, and comment out timeout=*some numbers*
Old 09-25-2003, 05:38 PM   #4
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remember to run /sbin/lilo after editing the /etc/lilo.conf if you don't do that lilo will still the same


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