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hi, i am using lilo-21.4.4-26,to dual boot the windows98 and fc3 from the same h/d, the lilo is installed to the mbr,the problem is when booting there is just "LILO ...
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    lilo problem


    hi,
    i am using lilo-21.4.4-26,to dual boot the windows98 and fc3 from the same h/d,
    the lilo is installed to the mbr,the problem is when booting there is just "LILO boot:" prompt, and not the lilo selection window for choosing windows or linux,i need to write linux then enter to boot to fc3 and by defualt wihout any input booting to windows,this is the /etc/lilo.conf:
    prompt
    timeout=120
    default=Windows
    boot=/dev/hda
    map=/boot/map
    install=/boot/boot.b
    lba32

    image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.10-1.770_FC3
    label=linux
    initrd=/boot/initrd-2.6.10-1.770_FC3.img
    read-only
    append="devfs=mount rhgb quiet root=LABEL=/"

    other=/dev/hda1
    optional
    label=Windows
    when i uncomment the prompt in the lilo.conf,then there is nothing to boot to fc3 and just booting to the default Windows,plz help me,how i can get the lilo selection screen for windows and linux?

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    Upgrade lilo. Your's is 4 years old, according to the lilo web site.
    http://lilo.go.dyndns.org/

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    Make sure you run lilo after editing /etc/lilo.conf

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