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Date:      Wed, 24 Jul 2002 22:41:52 +0200
From:      messmate <messmate@free.fr>
To:        JFahnenmueller@t-online.de (Joachim Fahnenmueller)
Cc:        freebsd-questions-en <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org>
Subject:   Re: lilo installation
Message-ID:  <20020724224152.1f794363.messmate@free.fr>
In-Reply-To: <17XIK4-2B9GIyC@fwd08.sul.t-online.com>
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On Tue, 23 Jul 2002 21:34:34 +0200
JFahnenmueller@t-online.de (Joachim Fahnenmueller) wrote:

| Hi Thorsten,
| 
| On Tue, Jul 23, 2002 at 02:31:19PM +0200, Thorsten Pawlak wrote:
| > Hi debain users,
| > I?m a linux-newbie and have not much experiences with linux. 
| >  
| > My question: I got an old HD (1,8 GB) and installed linux on it. But I
| > removed my usual windows HD from my Mainboard and jumpered the 1,8GB HD
| > as the Master for installing linux. But now I want to use both HDs and
| > install lilo with a boot menu to choose booting linux or windows.
| >  
| > How can I install and config lilo now?
| 
| First, before doing anything with lilo, make a bootable disk (if you haven't
| yet) with mkboot. So you can boot even if something goes wrong.
| Then read man lilo and man lilo.conf and configure lilo accordingly. (If I
| understood correctly, you have already installed lilo on HD. If not, run
| dpkg-reconfigure lilo.) Make sure to use the right device names:
| /dev/hda	master on 1st IDE connection
| /dev/hdb	slave  on 1st --
| /dev/hdc	master on 2nd --
| /dev/hdd	slave  on 2nd --
| >  
| > Maybe important:I haven?t installed the desktop environment yet.
| 
| Doesn't matter. In debian, most config things are text-based.
| >  
| > Sorry, for my English, maybe I made several mistakes.
| 
| Doesn't matter either. Many who write on this list aren't native speakers. 
| (And those who are can be glad that we all use their language.)
| >  
| > Thx a lot, the linux newbie ;-)
| 
| HTH, Joachim
| 
IMHO: windooz must be installed on the 1st HD ??
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