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I have installed Windows, Fedora and Slackware on my laptop ( lilo is on mbr, and grub for Fedora is installed on first sector on sda6). How to add sda6 to show on beginning when I turn on computer, so I can enter in Fedora (like file menu.list on Debian) ?

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Oh wow, I didn't know anyone still used lilo... – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Nov 5 '10 at 19:18
It is default with slack – Damir Nov 5 '10 at 19:27
@Ignacio: Grub2 is still relatively recent, and before that Lilo could boot from LVM, but not Grub. – Gilles Nov 5 '10 at 20:27
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Add something like this to /etc/lilo.conf:


Then run lilo.

Alternatively, put Slackware's Lilo on its partition, Fedora's Grub in the MBR, and edit Fedora's Grub configuration (either /boot/grub/menu.lst if it's Grub1, or /etc/default/grub if it's Grub2 and sufficiently like Debian, and in any case run update-grub afterwards).

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Or /boot/grub/grub.conf if it's Fedora. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Nov 5 '10 at 20:32
@Ignacio: is /boot/grub/grub.conf the pendant of /boot/grub/menu.lst (Grub1), /etc/default/grub (Grub2, configuration file for update-grub which updates /boot/grub/grub.cfg), or /boot/grub/grub.cfg (file read by Grub2)? Please feel free to edit my answer to translate any Debianism into Fedoraish. – Gilles Nov 5 '10 at 20:48
It's a Fedoraism. They patch Grub Legacy to use that filename instead. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Nov 5 '10 at 21:06
I done that but there is when I run lilo Warning: LBA32 addressing assumed Fatal: Partition entry not found. When I restart nothing changed . – Damir Nov 5 '10 at 22:15
@Damir: Strange. Please post the output of fdisk -l /dev/sda and the current contents of /etc/lilo.conf. – Gilles Nov 5 '10 at 22:21

edit /etc/lilo.conf in slackware

then run


my advise is to install fedora's grub in MBR and it will manage slackware and Windows

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Command is: /sbin/lilo – slackmart Dec 13 '12 at 22:40

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