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1806 </p> 1806 </p>
1807<pre caption="Emerging LILO"> 1807<pre caption="Emerging LILO">
1808# <c>emerge lilo</c> 1808# <c>emerge lilo</c>
1809</pre> 1809</pre>
1810 <p>Now it is time to configure LILO. Here is a sample configuration file <path>/etc/lilo.conf</path> 1810 <p>Now it is time to configure LILO. Here is a sample configuration file <path>/etc/lilo.conf</path>
1811 </p> 1811 </p>
1812<pre caption="Example lilo.conf"> 1812<pre caption="Example lilo.conf">
1813boot=/dev/hda 1813boot=/dev/hda
1814map=/boot/map 1814map=/boot/map
1815install=/boot/boot.b 1815install=/boot/boot.b
1816prompt 1816prompt
1817timeout=50 1817timeout=50
1818lba32 1818lba32
1819default=linux 1819default=linux
1820 1820
1821image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.4.20 1821image=/boot/bzImage
1822 label=linux 1822 label=linux
1823 read-only 1823 read-only
1824 root=/dev/hda3 1824 root=/dev/hda3
1825 1825
1826#For dual booting windows/other OS 1826#For dual booting windows/other OS
1827other=/dev/hda1 1827other=/dev/hda1
1828 label=dos 1828 label=dos
1829</pre> 1829</pre>
1830 <ul> 1830 <ul>
1831 <li><i>boot=/dev/hda</i> tells LILO to install itself on the first hard disk on the first IDE controller. </li> 1831 <li><i>boot=/dev/hda</i> tells LILO to install itself on the first hard disk on the first IDE controller. </li>
1832 <li><i>map=/boot/map</i> states the map file. In normal use, this should not be modified. </li> 1832 <li><i>map=/boot/map</i> states the map file. In normal use, this should not be modified. </li>
1833 <li><i>install=/boot/boot.b</i> tells LILO to install the specified file as the new boot sector. 1833 <li><i>install=/boot/boot.b</i> tells LILO to install the specified file as the new boot sector.
1834 In normal use, this should not be altered. If the install line is missing, LILO will 1834 In normal use, this should not be altered. If the install line is missing, LILO will
1835 assume a default of /boot/boot.b as the file to be used. </li> 1835 assume a default of /boot/boot.b as the file to be used. </li>
1836 <li>The existence of <i>prompt</i> tells LILO to display the classic <i>lilo:</i> prompt at bootup. 1836 <li>The existence of <i>prompt</i> tells LILO to display the classic <i>lilo:</i> prompt at bootup.
1837 While it is not recommended that you remove the prompt line, if you do remove it, you can still 1837 While it is not recommended that you remove the prompt line, if you do remove it, you can still
1838 get a prompt by holding down the [Shift] key while your machine starts to boot. </li> 1838 get a prompt by holding down the [Shift] key while your machine starts to boot. </li>
1839 <li><i>timeout=50</i> sets the amount of time that LILO will wait for user input before proceeding 1839 <li><i>timeout=50</i> sets the amount of time that LILO will wait for user input before proceeding
1840 with booting the default line entry. This is measured in tenths of a second, with 50 as the default. </li> 1840 with booting the default line entry. This is measured in tenths of a second, with 50 as the default. </li>
1841 <li><i>lba32</i> describes the hard disk geometry to LILO. Another common entry here is linear. You should 1841 <li><i>lba32</i> describes the hard disk geometry to LILO. Another common entry here is linear. You should
1842 not change this line unless you are very aware of what you are doing. Otherwise, you could put 1842 not change this line unless you are very aware of what you are doing. Otherwise, you could put
1843 your system in an unbootable state. </li> 1843 your system in an unbootable state. </li>
1844 <li><i>default=linux</i> refers to the default operating system for LILO to boot from the 1844 <li><i>default=linux</i> refers to the default operating system for LILO to boot from the
1845 options listed below this line. The name linux refers to the label line below in each of the boot options. </li> 1845 options listed below this line. The name linux refers to the label line below in each of the boot options. </li>
1846 <li><i>image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.4.20</i> specifies the linux kernel to boot with this particular boot option. </li> 1846 <li><i>image=/boot/bzImage</i> specifies the linux kernel to boot with this particular boot option. </li>
1847 <li><i>label=linux</i> names the operating system option in the LILO screen. In this case, 1847 <li><i>label=linux</i> names the operating system option in the LILO screen. In this case,
1848 it is also the name referred to by the default line. </li> 1848 it is also the name referred to by the default line. </li>
1849 <li><i>read-only</i> specifies that the root partition (see the root line below) is read-only and cannot be 1849 <li><i>read-only</i> specifies that the root partition (see the root line below) is read-only and cannot be
1850 altered during the boot process. </li> 1850 altered during the boot process. </li>
1851 <li><i>root=/dev/hda5</i> tells LILO what disk partition to use as the root partition. </li> 1851 <li><i>root=/dev/hda5</i> tells LILO what disk partition to use as the root partition. </li>
1852 </ul> 1852 </ul>
1853 <p>After you have edited your <i>lilo.conf</i> file, it is time to run LILO to load the information 1853 <p>After you have edited your <i>lilo.conf</i> file, it is time to run LILO to load the information
1854 into the MBR: 1854 into the MBR:
1855 </p> 1855 </p>
1856<pre caption="Running LILO"> 1856<pre caption="Running LILO">
1857# <c>/sbin/lilo</c> 1857# <c>/sbin/lilo</c>
1858</pre> 1858</pre>
1859 <p>LILO is configured, and now your machine is ready to boot into Gentoo Linux! 1859 <p>LILO is configured, and now your machine is ready to boot into Gentoo Linux!
1860 </p> 1860 </p>
1861 </body> 1861 </body>

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