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Re: boot loader question

On Sat, 2003-10-04 at 02:05, Jason Housewright wrote:
> Greetings all.
> I am looking at possibly moving to Debian; I have a
> question about the boot loader. I have used grub for
> quite a while now. What is the default bl for Debian,
> and if one is preferred over the other, is it
> difficult to switch? Thanks in advance for any help
> and/or for directing me to helpful sources.

It will by default install Lilo. No bother.

apt-get install grub

Then "grub-install /dev/<bootdrive (hd[a|b|c|d|e|f|g|h]>)

Write a good /boot/grub/menu.lst

Reboot. And after a successful boot"

apt-get remove --purge lilo

All done.

greg, greg@gregfolkert.net
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