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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
35 35
36<pre caption = "Installing SILO"> 36<pre caption = "Installing SILO">
37# <i>emerge --usepkg silo</i> 37# <i>emerge --usepkg silo</i>
38</pre> 38</pre>
39 39
40<p> 40<p>
41Now open up your favorite editor (we use <c>nano</c> as an example) and 41Now open up your favorite editor (we use <c>nano</c> as an example) and
42create <path>/etc/silo.conf</path>. 42create <path>/etc/silo.conf</path>.
43</p> 43</p>
44 44
45<pre caption = "Creating /etc/silo.conf"> 45<pre caption = "Creating /etc/silo.conf">
46# <i>nano -w /etc/silo.conf</i> 46# <i>nano -w /etc/silo.conf</i>
47</pre> 47</pre>
48 48
49<p> 49<p>
50Beneath you find an example <path>silo.conf</path> file. It uses the 50Below you'll find an example <path>silo.conf</path> file. It uses the
51partitioning scheme we use throughout this book and 51partitioning scheme we use throughout this book and
52<path>kernel-2.4.24</path> as kernelimage. 52<path>kernel-2.4.24</path> as kernelimage.
53</p> 53</p>
54 54
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

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