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1345image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.4.20 1345image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.4.20
1346 label=linux 1346 label=linux
1347 read-only 1347 read-only
1348 root=/dev/hda3 1348 root=/dev/hda3
1349 1349
1350#For dual booting windows/other OS 1350#For dual booting windows/other OS
1351other=/dev/hda1 1351other=/dev/hda1
1352 label=dos 1352 label=dos
1353</pre> 1353</pre>
1354 <ul> 1354 <ul>
1355 <li><i>boot=/dev/hda</i> tells LILO to install itself on the first hard disk on the first IDE controller. </li> 1355 <li><i>boot=/dev/hda</i> tells LILO to install itself on the first hard disk on the first IDE controller. </li>
1356 <li><i>map=/boot/map</i> states the map file. In normal use, this should not be modified. </li> 1356 <li><i>map=/boot/map</i> states the map file. In normal use, this should not be modified. </li>
1357 <li><i>install=/boot/boot.b</i> tells LILO to install the specified file as the new boot sector. 1357 <li><i>install=/boot/boot.b</i> tells LILO to install the specified file as the new boot sector.
1358 In normal use, this should not be altered. If the install line is missing, LILO will 1358 In normal use, this should not be altered. If the install line is missing, LILO will
1359 assume a default of /boot/boot.b as the file to be used. </li> 1359 assume a default of /boot/boot.b as the file to be used. </li>
1360 <li>The existence of <i>prompt</i> tells LILO to show you the classic <i>lilo:</i> line at bootup. 1360 <li>The existence of <i>prompt</i> tells LILO to display the classic <i>lilo:</i> prompt at bootup.
1361 While it is not recommended that you remove the prompt line, if you do remove it, you can still 1361 While it is not recommended that you remove the prompt line, if you do remove it, you can still
1362 get a prompt by holding down the [Shift] key while your machine starts to boot. </li> 1362 get a prompt by holding down the [Shift] key while your machine starts to boot. </li>
1363 <li><i>timeout=50</i> sets the amount of time that LILO will wait for user input before proceeding 1363 <li><i>timeout=50</i> sets the amount of time that LILO will wait for user input before proceeding
1364 with booting the default line entry. This is measured in tenths of a second, with 50 as the default. </li> 1364 with booting the default line entry. This is measured in tenths of a second, with 50 as the default. </li>
1365 <li><i>lba32</i> describes the hard disk geometry to LILO. Another common entry here is linear. You should 1365 <li><i>lba32</i> describes the hard disk geometry to LILO. Another common entry here is linear. You should
1366 not change this line unless you are very aware of what you are doing. Otherwise, you could put 1366 not change this line unless you are very aware of what you are doing. Otherwise, you could put
1367 your system in an unbootable state. </li> 1367 your system in an unbootable state. </li>
1368 <li><i>default=linux</i> refers to the default operating system for LILO to boot from the 1368 <li><i>default=linux</i> refers to the default operating system for LILO to boot from the
1369 options listed below this line. The name linux refers to the label line below in each of the boot options. </li> 1369 options listed below this line. The name linux refers to the label line below in each of the boot options. </li>
1370 <li><i>image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.4.20</i> specifies the linux kernel to boot with this particular boot option. </li> 1370 <li><i>image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.4.20</i> specifies the linux kernel to boot with this particular boot option. </li>
1371 <li><i>label=linux</i> names the operating system option in the LILO screen. In this case, 1371 <li><i>label=linux</i> names the operating system option in the LILO screen. In this case,
1372 it is also the name referred to by the default line. </li> 1372 it is also the name referred to by the default line. </li>
1373 <li><i>read-only</i> specifies that the root partition (see the root line below) is read-only and cannot be 1373 <li><i>read-only</i> specifies that the root partition (see the root line below) is read-only and cannot be
1374 altered during the boot process. </li> 1374 altered during the boot process. </li>
1375 <li><i>root=/dev/hda5</i> tells LILO what disk partition to use as the root partition. </li> 1375 <li><i>root=/dev/hda5</i> tells LILO what disk partition to use as the root partition. </li>

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