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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
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9<sections> 9<sections>
10<section> 10<section>
11<title>Making your Choice</title> 11<title>Making your Choice</title>
12<subsection> 12<subsection>
13<title>Introduction</title> 13<title>Introduction</title>
14<body> 14<body>
15 15
16<p> 16<p>
17Now that your kernel is configured and compiled and the necessary system 17Now that your kernel is configured and compiled and the necessary system
18configuration files are filled in correctly, it is time to install a 18configuration files are filled in correctly, it is time to install a
19program that will fire up your kernel when you start the system. Such a 19program that will fire up your kernel when you start the system. Such a
20program is called a <e>bootloader</e>. 20program is called a <e>bootloader</e>.
21</p> 21</p>
22 22
55<pre caption = "Example /etc/silo.conf"> 55<pre caption = "Example /etc/silo.conf">
56partition = 1 <comment># Boot partition</comment> 56partition = 1 <comment># Boot partition</comment>
57root = /dev/hda4 <comment># Root partition</comment> 57root = /dev/hda4 <comment># Root partition</comment>
58timeout = 150 <comment># Wait 15 seconds before booting the default section</comment> 58timeout = 150 <comment># Wait 15 seconds before booting the default section</comment>
59 59
60image = /boot/kernel-2.4.24 60image = /boot/kernel-2.4.24
61 label = linux 61 label = linux
62</pre> 62</pre>
63 63
64<p> 64<p>
65If you use the example <path>silo.conf</path> delivered by Portage, be 65If you use the example <path>silo.conf</path> delivered by Portage, be
66sure to comment out <e>all</e> lines that you do not need. 66sure to comment out <e>all</e> lines that you do not need.
67</p> 67</p>
68 68
69<p> 69<p>
70If you have a separate <path>/boot</path> partition, copy over the 70If the physical disk on which you want to install SILO (as bootloader) differs
71from the physical disk on which <path>/etc/silo.conf</path> resides, you must
72copy over <path>/etc/silo.conf</path> to a partition on that disk. Assuming that
73<path>/boot</path> is a separate partition on that disk, copy over the
71configuration file to <path>/boot</path> and run <c>/sbin/silo</c>: 74configuration file to <path>/boot</path> and run <c>/sbin/silo</c>:
72</p> 75</p>
73 76
74<pre caption = "Only if you have /boot on a separate partition"> 77<pre caption = "Only if /boot and the SILO destination are on the same disk">
75# <i>cp /etc/silo.conf /boot</i> 78# <i>cp /etc/silo.conf /boot</i>
76# <i>/sbin/silo -C /boot/silo.conf</i> 79# <i>/sbin/silo -C /boot/silo.conf</i>
77/boot/silo.conf appears to be valid 80/boot/silo.conf appears to be valid
78</pre> 81</pre>
79 82
80<p> 83<p>
81If your <path>/boot</path> directory resides on your root partition,
82just run <c>/sbin/silo</c>: 84Otherwise just run <c>/sbin/silo</c>:
83</p> 85</p>
84 86
85<pre caption = "Run silo"> 87<pre caption = "Run silo">
86# <i>/sbin/silo</i> 88# <i>/sbin/silo</i>
87/etc/silo.conf appears to be valid 89/etc/silo.conf appears to be valid
88</pre> 90</pre>
89 91
90<p> 92<p>
91Now continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=10">Installing Necessary System 93Now continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=10">Installing Necessary System
92Tools</uri>. 94Tools</uri>.
93</p> 95</p>
94 96
95</body> 97</body>
96</section> 98</section>
97</sections> 99</sections>

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