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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>
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>
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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

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