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Re: [SLE] LILO boot order on LILO diskette
  • From: Mads Martin Jørgensen <mmj@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 May 2001 14:11:19 -0700
  • Message-id: <20010510141119.F16067@xxxxxxxx>
* Peter B. Van Campen <pbvanca@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> [May 10. 2001 14:06]:
> Greetings to SuSEers,
> I have two SuSE 7.1 systems; one has LILO on the MBR
> of HD, the other has NT4 so LILO created a LILO Boot
> diskette. I have been able to re-arrange the order
> of boot choices on the LILO graphical screen on the
> LILO on HD MBR system as shown on the SDB ( edit
> /etc/lilo.conf, then issue 'lilo' from cmd line).
> But when I re-arrange the choices on the diskette
> sys and rerun lilo the boot screen is in the old
> order. I must assume that there is something on the
> lilo diskette that must be changed to re-arrange the
> boot order. However I am unable to mount the lilo
> diskette, the sys error says "you must specify the
> filesystem"; but this is from a "mount /floppy" cmd
> issued from console. I CAN mount msdos diskettes w/o
> error.
> Can any one help me understand what I need to do to
> change the order of boot choices on this system?

Could you enclose the lilo.conf in question?

Mads Martin Joergensen,
"Why make things difficult, when it is possible to make them cryptic and
totally illogic, with just a little bit more effort."
-- A. P. J.

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