Re: [SLE] Booting Unix from LILO

From: Jon Clausen (
Date: 03/24/04

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    On Wed, Mar 24, 2004 at 09:20:02AM -0500, Lucky Leavell wrote:
    > I installed SuSE 9.0 on a Dell 600SC which already had a UnixWare 7.1.3
    > system, opting not to remove the unix system. I can see the preserved
    > system as /dev/sda4. How would I go about adding the information into
    > lilo.conf so I could have a dual boot system? (The lilo docs only mention
    > other linux or M$ partitions, not other unix.)


    4: Edit lilo.conf and add the following lines:

       For an EIDE hard disk, use the appropriate device such as /dev/hda.

    5: Rerun LILO:

    But I would suggest using grub instead of lilo nowadays:

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