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2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
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8 8
9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>4.00</version> 11<version>4.1</version>
12<date>2005-02-14</date> 12<date>2005-03-29</date>
13 13
14<section> 14<section>
15<title>Making your Choice</title> 15<title>Making your Choice</title>
16<subsection> 16<subsection>
17<title>Introduction</title> 17<title>Introduction</title>
234 The second <path>grub.conf</path> is for people who have used 234 The second <path>grub.conf</path> is for people who have used
235 <c>genkernel</c> to build their kernel 235 <c>genkernel</c> to build their kernel
236 </li> 236 </li>
237</ul> 237</ul>
238 238
239<note>
240If your root filesystem is JFS, you <e>must</e> add " ro" to the <c>kernel</c>
241line since JFS needs to replay its log before it allows read-write mounting.
242</note>
243
239<pre caption = "grub.conf for non-genkernel users"> 244<pre caption = "grub.conf for non-genkernel users">
240<comment># Which listing to boot as default. 0 is the first, 1 the second etc.</comment> 245<comment># Which listing to boot as default. 0 is the first, 1 the second etc.</comment>
241default 0 246default 0
242<comment># How many seconds to wait before the default listing is booted.</comment> 247<comment># How many seconds to wait before the default listing is booted.</comment>
243timeout 30 248timeout 30
496<p> 501<p>
497Make sure you use <e>your</e> kernel image filename and, if appropriate, 502Make sure you use <e>your</e> kernel image filename and, if appropriate,
498<e>your</e> initrd image filename. 503<e>your</e> initrd image filename.
499</p> 504</p>
500 505
506<note>
507If your root filesystem is JFS, you <e>must</e> add an <c>append="ro"</c> line
508to each boot image since JFS needs to replay its log before it allows
509read-write mounting.
510</note>
511
501<pre caption = "Example /etc/lilo.conf"> 512<pre caption = "Example /etc/lilo.conf">
502boot=/dev/hda <comment># Install LILO in the MBR</comment> 513boot=/dev/hda <comment># Install LILO in the MBR</comment>
503prompt <comment># Give the user the chance to select another section</comment> 514prompt <comment># Give the user the chance to select another section</comment>
504timeout=50 <comment># Wait 5 (five) seconds before booting the default section</comment> 515timeout=50 <comment># Wait 5 (five) seconds before booting the default section</comment>
505default=gentoo <comment># When the timeout has passed, boot the "gentoo" section</comment> 516default=gentoo <comment># When the timeout has passed, boot the "gentoo" section</comment>

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