Bug 5600 - lilo upgrade kills old lilo.conf with no .rpmsave
lilo upgrade kills old lilo.conf with no .rpmsave
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 5512
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: lilo (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-10-05 16:31 EDT by Steve Tate
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-10-06 18:37:28 EDT
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Description Steve Tate 1999-10-05 16:31:37 EDT
Upgrading the system (or just the lilo package) is killing
the old /etc/lilo.conf file, and not saving a copy in an
.rpmsave file.

The workaround is to make a backup of lilo.conf before you
upgrade.

The real fix is to set up /etc/lilo.conf as a %config file
in the rpm....
Comment 1 Ian Macdonald 1999-10-05 17:29:59 EDT
This is the same as #5512
Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 1999-10-06 18:37:59 EDT
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5512 ***

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