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Author Topic: grub  (Read 1420 times)

usmc

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« on: September 21, 2008, 08:00:45 pm »

is it possible to change boot loader from lilo too grub?
« Last Edit: September 21, 2008, 08:06:49 pm by usmc »
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caitlyn

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Re: grub
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2008, 09:07:23 pm »

Yes it is.  Just install lilo from the repository with gslapt and configure it.

You might have noticed that a lot of distros are going the other way, from grub to lilo.  That's alrgely because of th elack of large inode support in grub for recent versions of ext3 and the ext4 filesystem.  That doesn't affect VL 5.9.  I expect 6.0 will be another story.
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Re: grub
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2008, 10:27:42 pm »

I believe cait meant to say:
.... Just install grub from the repository ...
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Re: grub
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2008, 10:59:48 am »

Yes, I did.  Thanks, newtor.
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