Re: lilo and kernel problem
On Sat, 10 May 2003, Larry wrote:
> Brian wrote:
> --- Brian Poole <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I have just compiled my first kernel (version
> > 2.4.18).
> > This new kernel fails to load.
> > I have configured lilo with a delay of 0 and a
> > timeout
> > of 0. lilo loads the new kernel by default. How can
> > I
> > get lilo to load the old kernel? Holding down the
> > shift key does not give me access to the lilo menu.
add the following to lilo.conf
boot = /dev/hda
# 5 second delay
delay = 50
image = /boot/vmlinuz-old-stuff
root = /dev/hda1 or whatever it is
run lilo too to load this new boot config options
> > I have redhat 7.2 installed on this system so I can
> > access my debian partitions.
why ??? you should be able to do anything w/o rh
> Try a tap on the shift key, then the tab key. You'll
> have to type in the kernel name (as listed by tab)
> then return to load it.
> That's assuming that you still have entries in
> lilo.conf for the older kernels.