[CentOS] How to make rescue disk??

Thu Apr 21 15:04:09 UTC 2005
William Warren <hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com>

yes you can select lilo in the bootloader options in the 
installer gui.
Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:
> Olivier Taylor wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> When installing centos 4 and raid software, reboot doesn't work...
>> Locked on a black screen with Grub on it.
>> How to repair grob config?
>> I suppose i need a rescue disk, how to do that?
> You can use first installation CD (or DVD) as rescue disc.  On boot 
> prompt simply type "linux rescue".
> If you really want to create dedicated rescue CD (like the one 
> distributed with Fedora Core), use 
> /usr/lib/anaconda-runtime/mk-rescueimage.i386 script.  If you don't have 
> it, install anaconda-runtime RPM package.  You'll need files from first 
> installation CD (or DVD).  See comments in the script for the usage. 
> You'll get ~75MB ISO image of rescue CD that you can burn onto CD.
>> Or how to use Lilo in place of Grub?
> On already installed system?  Boot into rescue, chroot /mnt/sysimage, 
> install lilo package, remove grub package, edit /etc/lilo.conf, execute 
> /sbin/lilo.
> On fresh installation?  Not sure if it is possible to select LILO from 
> GUI.  If doing kickstart installation, place "bootloader --location=mbr 
> --useLilo" into your ks.cfg.

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