Lilo

example /etc/lilo.conf for a system with sofware-raid and LVM

boot=/dev/md0
root=/dev/mapper/vg00-root
raid-extra-boot=mbr-only
install=menu
map=/boot/map
delay=100
default=Linux

image=/vmlinuz
        label=Linux
        read-only
        initrd=/initrd.img

image=/vmlinuz.old
        label=LinuxOLD
        read-only
        optional
        initrd=/initrd.img.old

Example lilo.conf for a workstation. At boot time you will find a nice boot splash screen with a menu showing the bootable kernels.

boot=/dev/hda
root=/dev/hda3

install=bmp
bitmap=/boot/coffee.bmp
bmp-colors=12,,11,15,,8
bmp-table=385p,100p,1,10
bmp-timer=38,2,13,1

map=/boot/map

delay=20
timeout=400
prompt

default=Linux

image=/vmlinuz
        label=Linux
        read-only

        initrd=/initrd.img

image=/vmlinuz.old
        label=LinuxOLD
        read-only
        optional

        initrd=/initrd.img.old

image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.17-2-486
        label="2.6.17-2-486"
        read-only
        optional
        initrd=/boot/initrd.img-2.6.17-2-486
linux/lilo.txt · Last modified: 2009-04 by tb
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