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Re: lilo to grub conversion

On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 03:36:39PM +0100, Graham Smith wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am running a testing machine that is currently using lilo for it's 
> boot loader. I would like to switch this to grub but I am a little 
> confused about how to go ahead and do this.
> I have installed the grub package but it doesn't seem to have set itself 
> up as other packages do. There is not /boot/grub folder for instance and 
> it didn't tell me it was writing itself to the boot block. This leads me 
> to believe that if I reboot I will still be using lilo - I am a little 
> scared about rebooting to find though :o)
> Can someone give me a couple of pointers about what to do next. I have 
> grabbed the grub-doc and while it's great there's so much of it that's 
> also half the problem.
> Cheers
> Graham

There's a good guide on how to switch from lilo to grub here:

It worked well for me anyway.


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