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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, http://mmj.dk
"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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