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Tutorial: LILO configuration and usage

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If you can control LILO you can make your machine boot any way you want.
When your computer starts up, the BIOS executes a bootstrap program which lies in the Master Boot Record (MBR) of your first hard drive or your floppy. The MBR lies on the first sector of this device. The job of the bootstrap program is to locate and load the operating system. If you're using Linux then this will go out at boot and load the kernel into memory. LILO can take over this job and also act as your boot manager...
 read more | mail this link | score:7854 | -Ray, November 27, 2000 (Updated: June 14, 2003)
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