[CentOS] Lilo for CentOS 5?

Gordon Messmer yinyang at eburg.com
Sat Jan 9 22:23:59 UTC 2010


On 01/08/2010 11:40 AM, Robert Heller wrote:
>
> I did look at the grub.conf that was generated and things are a little
> different from what I expected (I selected 'Virtualization' during the
> install process):
>
> title CentOS (2.6.18-164.el5xen)
>          root (hd0,0)
>          kernel /xen.gz-2.6.18-164.el5
>          module /vmlinuz-2.6.18-164.el5xen ro root=LABEL=/c5 irqpoll
>          module /initrd-2.6.18-164.el5xen.img
>
> The grub 'module' option is new to me and I am unsure how this maps to
> lilo (the lilo docs don't talk about multi-boot, which I guess is what
> is going on here, at least from reading the grub docs).
>    

You'll need to do some work.  GRUB is smarter than lilo:
http://wpkg.org/Running_Xen_with_LILO



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