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Re: lilo.conf

Russell Coker wrote:
> On Sunday 07 January 2001 05:20, Tibor D. wrote:
> > Russell Coker wrote:
> > > On Saturday 06 January 2001 21:19, Tibor D. wrote:
> > >> Could you imagin squid.conf without any comments and example-lines? The
> > >
> > > Incidentally I have recently submitted a proposal for debconf'ing Squid.
> > > I've forward it to debian-user a few minutes ago.
> >
> > As I mentioned above, I'd really like to have a fast way to setup squid
> > or lilo (with some menu-system), but I'd like to have the possibility to
> > update the original conffiles by hand (and to know that these lines
> > won't just disappear when installing an update).
> > Today I had to update /etc/inetd.conf and to activate swat (its for
> > samba) and there I saw already the line: #<off># swat .......
> > There I found that these lines can be changed by the "update-inetd"-tool.
> > I think something like that would be cool, so one can insert own lines,
> > but some tool can also handle those labeled-lines (and only those). So
> > the config-files remain transparent.
> > I think it's not the idea of debconf, to really have all possible
> > variables of lilo.conf/squid.conf changed, but only the "most wanted"
> > for a fast setup.
> In the next version there is a debconf option for whether you want to
> overwrite an existing lilo.conf file with a generated file.
> Also I have added a "-f" option to liloconfig to force the creation of a new
> file, so you could create a new file when you want with "liloconfig -f", also
> I've made liloconfig take a parameter of the file to create, so you could do
> "liloconfig /tmp/lilo.conf" to see what it suggests (and then do what you
> like with the output).


Since this thread is CC'ed to debian-user,is it a known fact that
message=/boot/graphic_screen doesn't work with the new lilo or is it a
I should report ?For now I installed the storm's version of lilo and
the official lilo(1:21.6-2).

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