Re: LILO 21.6-2
On Saturday 06 January 2001 15:08, Joey Hess wrote:
> Russell Coker wrote:
> > I have just uploaded LILO 21.6-2 to Woody. I have made it use debconf
> > for all the common settings (I can configure lilo.conf for all my
> > machines using only debconf). Please test it and let me know of any
> > other settings that should be added for debconf.
> > Also I am concerned about the risk of breaking things. Please let me
> > know how it works.
> Well I rather agree with the bug reports that state it should not
> overwrite existing working configurations.
> Also, it broke my configuration by pointing to these images:
> That doesn't work, I have kernel-package configured to put them in
You don't have sym-links to the root directory? Why not?
Hmm. I think I'll make the next version take a list of kernel locations.
> It spewed something to the screen which overwrote/corrupted debconf's slang
> frontend. I think I caught it using script, it seems to be:
> Running /usr/sbin/liloconfig
> This program only reinstall LiLO with the already given options.
> You can reconfigure LiLO with the dpkg-reconfigure lilo or you can use
> the old configuration tool, which is now named oldliloconfig.
> Here we will run lilo, but now for security reasons we won't do it!
> Please verify lilo.conf by hand and send comments to
> email@example.com! Thanks, and sorry about the data loss ;)
> Here we will dd the mbr.b to /dev/sda.
> Finally, all the debconf questions are written in pretty bad English.
Yes. They were submitted to me by a Hungarian. I am already in the process
of fixing grammar and spelling.
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