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1882 <li>The existence of <i>prompt</i> tells LILO to display the classic <i>lilo:</i> prompt at bootup. 1882 <li>The existence of <i>prompt</i> tells LILO to display the classic <i>lilo:</i> prompt at bootup.
1883 While it is not recommended that you remove the prompt line, if you do remove it, you can still 1883 While it is not recommended that you remove the prompt line, if you do remove it, you can still
1884 get a prompt by holding down the [Shift] key while your machine starts to boot. </li> 1884 get a prompt by holding down the [Shift] key while your machine starts to boot. </li>
1885 <li><i>timeout=50</i> sets the amount of time that LILO will wait for user input before proceeding 1885 <li><i>timeout=50</i> sets the amount of time that LILO will wait for user input before proceeding
1886 with booting the default line entry. This is measured in tenths of a second, with 50 as the default. </li> 1886 with booting the default line entry. This is measured in tenths of a second, with 50 as the default. </li>
1887 <li><i>lba32</i> describes the hard disk geometry to LILO. Another common entry here is linear. You should 1887 <li><i>lba32</i> describes the hard disk geometry to LILO. Another common entry here is linear. You should
1888 not change this line unless you are very aware of what you are doing. Otherwise, you could put 1888 not change this line unless you are very aware of what you are doing. Otherwise, you could put
1889 your system in an unbootable state. </li> 1889 your system in an unbootable state. </li>
1890 <li><i>default=linux</i> refers to the default operating system for LILO to boot from the 1890 <li><i>default=linux</i> refers to the default operating system for LILO to boot from the
1891 options listed below this line. The name linux refers to the label line below in each of the boot options. </li> 1891 options listed below this line. The name linux refers to the label line below in each of the boot options. </li>
1892 <li><i>image=/boot/bzImage</i> specifies the linux kernel to boot with this particular boot option. </li> 1892 <li><i>image=/boot/bzImage</i> specifies the linux kernel to boot with this particular boot option. </li>
1893 <li><i>label=linux</i> names the operating system option in the LILO screen. In this case, 1893 <li><i>label=linux</i> names the operating system option in the LILO screen. In this case,
1894 it is also the name referred to by the default line. </li> 1894 it is also the name referred to by the default line. </li>
1895 <li><i>read-only</i> specifies that the root partition (see the root line below) is read-only and cannot be 1895 <li><i>read-only</i> specifies that the root partition (see the root line below) is read-only and cannot be
1896 altered during the boot process. </li> 1896 altered during the boot process. </li>
1897 <li><i>root=/dev/hda5</i> tells LILO what disk partition to use as the root partition. </li> 1897 <li><i>root=/dev/hda3</i> tells LILO what disk partition to use as the root partition. </li>
1898 </ul> 1898 </ul>
1899 <p>After you have edited your <i>lilo.conf</i> file, it is time to run LILO to load the information 1899 <p>After you have edited your <i>lilo.conf</i> file, it is time to run LILO to load the information
1900 into the MBR: 1900 into the MBR:
1901 </p> 1901 </p>
1902<pre caption="Running LILO"> 1902<pre caption="Running LILO">
1903# <c>/sbin/lilo</c> 1903# <c>/sbin/lilo</c>
1904</pre> 1904</pre>
1905 <p>LILO is configured, and now your machine is ready to boot into Gentoo Linux! 1905 <p>LILO is configured, and now your machine is ready to boot into Gentoo Linux!
1906 </p> 1906 </p>
1907 </body> 1907 </body>
1908 </section> 1908 </section>
1909 </chapter> 1909 </chapter>
1910 <chapter> 1910 <chapter>
1911 <title>Creating Bootdisks</title> 1911 <title>Creating Bootdisks</title>
1912 <section> 1912 <section>

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