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  1. #1

    access another os w/o installing bootloader

    i have installed redhat 9 use grub bootloader
    If i install any other os(mandrake,suse,xandros) with out bootloader, how can i access the new os by editing the .conf fileof first os

    swapon /dev/hda5
    redhat on /dev/hda6
    and mandrake on /dev/hda7

    plz speify the new lines tobe add in the .conf file....and also plz specify how to if it in the lilo.conf file

    thanx in advance who reply my all q's..........thanx a lot

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    Linux Guru techieMoe's Avatar
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    Aug 2004
    Nerderello's GRUB Tutorial may help you.
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    ok i will try it and return back here.............

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    Linux Guru dylunio's Avatar
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    Aug 2004
    As for Lilo.conf, if you want to add anything to that if you are using LiLo bootloader, add a stanza that looks like
    #Stanza for Mandrake on /dev/hda7
    image = /boot/vmlinuz #location of the kernel
    lable = Mandrake #Name of the OS
    root = /dev/hda7 #Location of the boot partition
    after you edit your lilo.conf file run
    in the command line.

    Remember to do this only if you are using the LiLo Bootloader, and not GrUB.

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