Archive for the tag "lilo"
When I create a Windows / Linux dual-boot computer I usually add Windows as an option to my LILO boot menu. That is the easiest way, and works always. However, I ran into a situation where I could not use LILO as the primary boot loader and I had to look into the Windows7 “boot […]
The new kernels in Slackware (post 13.0) have one important change compared to previous kernels. This change will affect anyone with Slackware installed on an IDE disk (like /dev/hda) who wants to upgrade to the latest state of affairs. The new kernels exclusively use “libata”. The last bits of the old IDE/ATA subsystem have finally […]
Lilo, the 2.6.30.x kernel and Slackware on x86_64 Although Slackware -current still has a 2.6.29.x kernel, I am sure that people are experimenting with 2.6.30 kernels. In some cases, and only on Slackware for the x86_64 architecture so far, this may lead to boot problems. There is a problem that manifests itself when you are […]