source: final-system/x86_64-64/lilo.xml @ dc64755

Last change on this file since dc64755 was dc64755, checked in by Chris Staub <chris@…>, 16 years ago

Text fixes, mainly in capitalization in the names of Lilo and GRUB

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7<sect1 id="ch-system-lilo" role="wrap">
8  <?dbhtml filename="lilo.html"?>
9
10  <title>Lilo-&lilo-version;</title>
11
12  <indexterm zone="ch-system-lilo">
13    <primary sortas="a-Lilo">Lilo</primary>
14  </indexterm>
15
16  <sect2 role="package">
17    <title/>
18
19    <para os="a">The Lilo package contains the Linux Loader, a bootloader.</para>
20
21    <para os="b">We have chosen to use Lilo because at the moment no other
22      bootloader builds and runs on a pure64 system. If your machine has
23      multiple systems (i.e. x86 or multilib) you may prefer to use the
24      bootloader from the other system, such as GRUB.</para>
25
26  </sect2>
27
28
29  <sect2 role="installation">
30    <title>Installation of Lilo</title>
31
32    <para os="c">Compile the package:</para>
33
34<screen os="d"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
35
36    <para os="e">Install the package:</para>
37
38<screen os="f"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
39
40    <para>At the end of the installation the make install process will
41      print a message stating that /sbin/lilo has to be executed to
42      complete the update. Don't do this as it has no use. The
43      /etc/lilo.conf isn't present yet. We will complete the
44      installation of Lilo in chapter 12.</para>
45
46  </sect2>
47
48  <sect2 id="contents-lilo" role="content">
49    <title>Contents of Lilo</title>
50
51    <segmentedlist>
52      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
53
54      <seglistitem>
55        <seg>diag1.img, lilo, mkrescue, keytab-lilo.pl</seg>
56      </seglistitem>
57    </segmentedlist>
58
59    <variablelist>
60      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
61      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
62      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
63
64      <varlistentry id="diag1.img">
65        <term><command>diag1.img</command></term>
66        <listitem>
67          <para>A diagnostic disk boot image.</para>
68          <indexterm zone="ch-system-lilo diag1.img">
69            <primary sortas="b-diag1.img">diag1.img</primary>
70          </indexterm>
71        </listitem>
72      </varlistentry>
73
74      <varlistentry id="lilo">
75        <term><command>lilo</command></term>
76        <listitem>
77          <para>Lilo installs the Linux boot loader which is used to start
78            a Linux system.</para>
79          <indexterm zone="ch-system-lilo lilo">
80            <primary sortas="b-lilo">lilo</primary>
81          </indexterm>
82        </listitem>
83      </varlistentry>
84
85      <varlistentry id="mkrescue">
86        <term><command>mkrescue</command></term>
87        <listitem>
88          <para>A script to make a bootable floppy or CD image using the
89            default settings from the configuration file.</para>
90          <indexterm zone="ch-system-lilo mkrescue">
91            <primary sortas="b-mkrescue">mkrescue</primary>
92          </indexterm>
93        </listitem>
94      </varlistentry>
95
96      <varlistentry id="keytab-lilo.pl">
97        <term><command>keytab-lilo.pl</command></term>
98        <listitem>
99          <para>A perl script to create a keyboard translation table to
100            allow the bootloader to process keystrokes to match your
101            keyboard layout.</para>
102          <indexterm zone="ch-system-lilo keytab-lilo.pl">
103            <primary sortas="b-keytab-lilo.pl">keytab-lilo.pl</primary>
104          </indexterm>
105        </listitem>
106      </varlistentry>
107
108    </variablelist>
109
110  </sect2>
111
112</sect1>
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