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using LILO instead of Grub

Apparently starting from FC4, lilo is no longer included as a boot loader. These instructions are for a dual-boot setup with Windows 2000, with Windows in the MBR. Also see this tip.

  • get the static lilo version from here
  • as root, create a file /etc/lilo.conf (check in your /boot directory for the right filenames of vmlinuz and initrd)
  • if you don't have a dual boot system, change the boot line to boot=/dev/hda
  • run lilo
  • if you do have a dual boot system (with Windows in the MBR), see these notes next


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