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Old 07-21-2001, 01:56 AM   #1
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Lilo to Grub Boot loader

Would like to change Lilo bootmanager for GRUB boot loader menu
Have tried but still unable to exchange Lilio for GRUB
Any Help on this
Old 07-21-2001, 11:00 AM   #2
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I am not sure what you want to do, but if you are loading with LILO now and want to load with GRUB i would not recomend it. I think LILO is the best and easiest to configure. and i dont like GRUB because it writes to your MBR. Anyways, is taht what you want to do?
Old 07-21-2001, 12:26 PM   #3
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Don't know how to get to grub from lilo but there are some docs at following site that might help:
Old 07-23-2001, 09:07 AM   #4
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Grab the grub source code from

Compile it using the standard method (./configure, make, make install). Then run grub-install and grub to set things up. There is a guide on how to do everything in the documentation folder that uncompressed with the rest of the grub files. It tells you all the commands, how to use them, and how to set up a boot menu. It also explains how to boot various OS's including Linux and Windows using grub.



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