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Re: [SLE] PC running (SuSE 8.2 Pro / WinME) bootloader lilo -> grub
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2005 18:11:07 -0500
  • Message-id: <1107558667.4158.18.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2005-02-04 at 17:19, Mick Higgins wrote:
> Hi List,
> I have belatedly made the change from lilo to grub carefully
> converting my lilo config to grub'ese. It seems to work as
> expected.
> However, I have a couple of questions which I cannot track down
> in any off-line source (man, info, howto's etc.) and I am not able to
> trawl google or list archive with a time-limited unmetered dial-up
> connection at present.
> 1. In lilo I always used the boot-floppy option so as not to upset
> WinME. How do I do something similar in grub?

Not sure myself.

> 2. When the bootloader menu appeared in lilo I could interactively
> overide the default runlevel (ie: boot to runlevel 3 not 5)
> when necessary. How is this achieved in the grub menu?

At the boot prompt add a 3 or what ever runlevel you want to override
the default start level.

Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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