How to dual boot using Lilo

hitest

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I'm currently running a dual boot with Slackware 12.1 and FreeBSD 7.0 on a Plll 667 IBM 300PL.
To set-up a dual boot with Slackware and FreeBSD:
1. Install Slackware first and leave a partition of un-allocated space for FreeBSD.
2. Install FreeBSD onto the free partition. Do not install the FreeBSD boot loader.
3. Boot into Slackware and edit /etc/lilo.conf Here is my lilo.conf, adjust as needed.

Code:
# Linux bootable partition config begins
image = /boot/vmlinuz
  root = /dev/hda2
  label = Linux
  read-only
# Linux bootable partition config ends
# FreeBSD
other = /dev/hda3
table = /dev/hda
label = FreeBSD

4. Run lilo to update lilo.conf.
5. Now when you boot-up your computer you will have the option to select Slackware or FreeBSD as your OS.
 
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hitest

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unixostamer said:
thanks for info mate

ps: Run "/sbin/lilo -v" to load lilo

Sorry I forgot that. You're welcome.
 
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