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# 8  
Old 01-11-2002
I tried to man Lilo and check everysingle of item in it. But i still unable to find a way to install back LILO at original state. i mean Linux build without skip lilo. Yes i skip it because i scared the thing might overide my other OS's but now It seems to understand the way to grab my other OS's without any problems. in the mean time how to Install back the Lilo. Any idea.. I tried to search diffrent place too. All of them contains ways to edit /etc/lilo.conf, but they didnt state how to Install Lilo back.
Any suggestion or idea...

# 9  
Old 01-11-2002
If you want to install lilo as your bootloader, all you need to do is first make sure you have a working /etc/lilo.conf file, then enter the command:

That should do it. If you want to remove lilo in the future, you simply type (I think it's the same for all versions) /sbin/lilo -U

It should say that in the manpages.
# 10  
Old 01-11-2002
Livinfree, i understand what you trying to say Smilie its loud and clear sir, But my situation in here whereas i cant 100% find my /etc/lilo.conf at all. Totally none because i accidentally skiped the [Installed lilo in MBR] process at the Begining of Linux installation. Now what i want is how to Install back lilo. Fresh.. in my MBR ( master boot record). Smilie
# 11  
Old 01-12-2002
CPU & Memory

if you lose the /etc/lilo.conf file.i think you can copy one from your friend.
boot magic can load Linux only if you've installed lilo into your first sector of the patition which you install Linux.
# 12  
Old 01-14-2002
Its not the matter of loosing the /etc/lilo.conf its the matter of totally havent install the lilo.conf. I have tried to installed it but unsure why it doesnt seems to work. Anyone have anyidea ?
Quest: Install Lilo ( When install Linux, Skiped the LILO Installation process ). Now need to install back the LILO, anyone have any idea on this ?
# 13  
Old 01-16-2002
Have you read the manpage for lilo.conf? If so, just create a /etc/lilo.conf with the appropriate parameters. On some machines, you may be able (depending on the distribution you're using) to use "liloconfig". If not, I can post an example file that you can modify for your needs.
# 14  
Old 01-23-2002

Back again. Ive tried to configure and have a file /etc/lilo.conf. Its successfull. But i cant enable or somehow start the Lilo process during statup. Any idea...?

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