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Re: Windoze->SEUL migrations


On 19-Feb-98 Gregory Bell wrote:
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- ->  Please explain this minor feat for the reast of us.

Feat?  What feat?  I assume we are going to have them make a rescue flop or
partition in case something happens?  And this rescue flop will be able to
re-install lilo, as I have several times?  Specially if this is the install
method.  Which I'm not really advocating.

To automate it.
You ask them if they will be running a windows partition at install.  They say
yes.  You prompt them for the Win part size and part the drive.  This means
that we will know where the win part is and can build a lilo.conf.  Although
we'll know that if Windoze stays anyway.

Have a script on the flop that will automagically re-installs lilo when it
boots, or from a menu.  This probably should be done no matter what method of
parting the drive since it will be loosing lilo that causes them to use the
rescue flop at least 50% of the time.  Just redirect lilo to use the lilo.conf
on the Linux part so any changes they make are included.  lilo -c
/mount/etc/lilo.conf, I believe is the magic phrase.

This should be on top of the list for the recue flop/partition since we all
know that Windows needs to be re-installed often, and thus will wipe out lilo

But as you said, it is a "minor feat", very minor.

So, what was your question about this process?

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E-Mail: Cyberdyn@seul.org       Date: 19-Feb-98        Time: 03:19:59
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