Updating lilo conf

by  |  29-Nov-2016 02:23

It is intended to simplify first-time installation of Linux, and for creation of rescue and other special purpose boot disks.

When properly configured, SYSLINUX can be used to completely eliminate the need for distribution of raw boot floppy images.

However, you may find that default configuration is not correct, or you wish to customize it.

Specifies the location where a copy of any modified boot sector will be saved in a file.

'backup=' may specify this location in one of three ways: a directory where the default backup file 'boot.

A SYSLINUX floppy can be manipulated using standard MS-DOS (or any OS capable of accessing an MS-DOS filesystem) tools once it has been created.

These are the options common to all versions of the SYSLINUX installer: If the Shift or Alt keys are held down during boot, or the Caps or Scroll locks are set, SYSLINUX will display a LILO-style "boot:" prompt.

The user can then type a kernel file name followed by any kernel parameters.

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