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Re: [SLE] lilo password
  • From: "Harold !" <ambrosius1972@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 27 May 2001 19:22:03 -0500
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I would suggest changing the default boot image in the lilo.conf... That way the default selection is windoze ya could also reduce the timeout to like 5 secs or so...

Jes a suggestion...

From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Subject: Re: [SLE] lilo password
Date: Fri, 25 May 2001 17:35:59 +0200
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You don't want them booting into linux? Shame on you :)

Anyway, putting password=<pwd> in your lilo.conf in the linux section, will
password protect that image, while still letting users boot other images


On Friday 25 May 2001 17:35, you wrote:
> Can I put password on lilo for my linux kernel and let it without password
> for windows? I dont want people booting into linux by mistake but I do
> want them booting into windows. Any ideas on how to do this.
> Raul

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