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  1. #1

    Configuring Lilo

    Can any one tell be how to set Windows as the default boot partition under lilo???

    I would like to have the Windows option appearing first instead of the Linux

    I have Slackware 9.1 installed in one partition (hda2)
    and Windows Xp on another partition on the same harddrive (hda1)

  2. #2
    Linux Newbie
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Oklahoma City, OK
    I've no idea why you'd want Windows as the default boot, but here goes.
    Open /etc/lilo.conf in an editor with root privilege. Look for something that looks like this:
    image = /boot/vmlinuz
      initrd = /boot/initrd.gz
      root = /dev/hda7
      label = Linux
    and this:
    other = /dev/hda1
      label = Windows
      table = /dev/hda
    Swap their positions and save. Then just run LILO and reboot.
    OH NOOOOO!!!!!! You did it the way I said?

  3. #3
    thanks for the info

    though get me wrong i'll choose slack any day over Xp, but i'm gettin some problems gettin my modem to work in linux

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