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9<sections> 9<sections>
10
11<version>1.7</version>
12<date>2004-09-24</date>
13
10<section> 14<section>
11<title>Making your Choice</title> 15<title>Making your Choice</title>
12<subsection> 16<subsection>
13<title>Introduction</title> 17<title>Introduction</title>
14<body> 18<body>
45<pre caption = "Creating /etc/silo.conf"> 49<pre caption = "Creating /etc/silo.conf">
46# <i>nano -w /etc/silo.conf</i> 50# <i>nano -w /etc/silo.conf</i>
47</pre> 51</pre>
48 52
49<p> 53<p>
50Beneath you find an example <path>silo.conf</path> file. It uses the 54Below you'll find an example <path>silo.conf</path> file. It uses the
51partitioning scheme we use throughout this book and 55partitioning scheme we use throughout this book and
52<path>kernel-2.4.24</path> as kernelimage. 56<path>kernel-2.4.24</path> as kernelimage.
53</p> 57</p>
54 58
55<pre caption = "Example /etc/silo.conf"> 59<pre caption = "Example /etc/silo.conf">
56partition = 1 <comment># Boot partition</comment> 60partition = 1 <comment># Boot partition</comment>
57root = /dev/hda4 <comment># Root partition</comment> 61root = /dev/hda4 <comment># Root partition</comment>
58timeout = 15 <comment># Wait 15 seconds before booting the default section</comment> 62timeout = 150 <comment># Wait 15 seconds before booting the default section</comment>
59 63
60image = /boot/kernel-2.4.24 64image = /boot/kernel-2.4.24
61 label = linux 65 label = linux
62</pre> 66</pre>
63 67
65If you use the example <path>silo.conf</path> delivered by Portage, be 69If 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. 70sure to comment out <e>all</e> lines that you do not need.
67</p> 71</p>
68 72
69<p> 73<p>
70If you have a separate <path>/boot</path> partition, copy over the 74If the physical disk on which you want to install SILO (as bootloader) differs
75from the physical disk on which <path>/etc/silo.conf</path> resides, you must
76copy over <path>/etc/silo.conf</path> to a partition on that disk. Assuming that
77<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>: 78configuration file to <path>/boot</path> and run <c>/sbin/silo</c>:
72</p> 79</p>
73 80
74<pre caption = "Only if you have /boot on a separate partition"> 81<pre caption = "Only if /boot and the SILO destination are on the same disk">
75# <i>cp /etc/silo.conf /boot</i> 82# <i>cp /etc/silo.conf /boot</i>
76# <i>/sbin/silo -C /boot/silo.conf</i> 83# <i>/sbin/silo -C /boot/silo.conf</i>
77/boot/silo.conf appears to be valid 84/boot/silo.conf appears to be valid
78</pre> 85</pre>
79 86
80<p> 87<p>
81If your <path>/boot</path> directory resides on your root partition,
82just run <c>/sbin/silo</c>: 88Otherwise just run <c>/sbin/silo</c>:
83</p> 89</p>
84 90
85<pre caption = "Run silo"> 91<pre caption = "Run silo">
86# <i>/sbin/silo</i> 92# <i>/sbin/silo</i>
87/etc/silo.conf appears to be valid 93/etc/silo.conf appears to be valid
88</pre> 94</pre>
89 95
90<p> 96<p>
91Now continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=10">Installing Necessary System 97Now continue with <uri link="#reboot">Rebooting the System</uri>.
92Tools</uri>.
93</p> 98</p>
94 99
95</body> 100</body>
96</section> 101</section>
102<section id="reboot">
103<title>Rebooting the System</title>
104<subsection>
105<body>
106
107<p>
108Exit the chrooted environment and unmount all mounted partitions. Then type in
109that one magical command you have been waiting for: <c>reboot</c>.
110</p>
111
112<pre caption="Exiting the chroot, unmounting all partitions and rebooting">
113# <i>exit</i>
114cdimage ~# <i>cd</i>
115cdimage ~# <i>umount /mnt/gentoo/boot /mnt/gentoo/proc /mnt/gentoo</i>
116cdimage ~# <i>reboot</i>
117</pre>
118
119<p>
120Of course, don't forget to remove the bootable CD, otherwise the CD will be
121booted again instead of your new Gentoo system.
122</p>
123
124<p>
125Once rebooted in your Gentoo installation, finish up with <uri
126link="?part=1&amp;chap=11">Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</uri>.
127</p>
128
129</body>
130</subsection>
131</section>
97</sections> 132</sections>

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