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Re: Installing on a GRUB system?



David
what installer are you talking about? woody installer?
I used the newer sarge one and I didnt notice any option but lilo
because sure would have appreciated installing grub instead. Instead
will have to install & configure grub after the fact.

On Sat, 2003-12-06 at 22:48, David Palmer. wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Dec 2003 04:37:09 +0100
> Arnt Karlsen <arnt@c2i.net> wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, 06 Dec 2003 10:09:59 -0500, 
> > lloyd <subscr002@twilight-systems.com> wrote in message 
> > <[🔎] 3FD1F147.2010205@twilight-systems.com>:
> > 
> > > i'm downloading the debian-installer beta.  i intend to install on a
> > > 
> > > spare partition on my GRUB-based system.
> > > 
> > > does debian-installer use GRUB or LILO?
> > > 
> > > if LILO, can i just skip the LILO installation and add an entry to 
> > > grub.conf instead?
> > 
> > ..you can do both: point lilo to the /boot of your install and boot
> > that off grub on the mbr.  And you can do apt-get remove --purge lilo 
> > and setup grub instead.  
> > 
> Apparently it's not immediately obvious, but installing Grub instead of
> Lilo is available as an option in the installer.
> Regards,
> 
> David.
> 



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