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Re: Q: Have to use Lilo?

on Mon, Nov 20, 2000 at 02:45:28PM +0100, Jonathan Gift (jgift@palatine) wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a dual boot with Windows and I'm about to remove the latter.
> Q: If there is just Linux, then do I still need Lilo?

You *can* still use lilo.  It's fairly standard.  Alternatives include
LOADLIN.EXE (if you boot DOS), syslinux, and grub.

> Q: How do I get a Linux only boot going?

Remove the Legacy MS Windows boot stanza.  Do whatever to the Legacy MS
Windows partition on your system -- you can remove it or leave it if you
care to dual-boot or run an emulator such as VMWare.  Depends on your

Strongly suggest reading the appropriate dual/multi boot HOWTOs.

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