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Bug 9985 - Installer should not wipe-out original /etc/lilo.conf
Installer should not wipe-out original /etc/lilo.conf
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
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Reported: 2000-03-05 13:57 EST by Steve Coile
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-31 16:53:17 EDT
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Description Steve Coile 2000-03-05 13:57:53 EST
It appears that the installer does little or nothing to merge the existing
/etc/lilo.conf with the new copy during an upgrade.  On servers, this is
potentially problematic if a custom kernel is required for the server.
Better to migrate the existing "linux" stanza to "linux.old" and keep as
much else intact rather than generating an entirely new configuration.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-03-07 14:11:59 EST
Moved to future feature list.
Comment 2 Erik Troan 2000-05-31 16:51:29 EDT
Fixed for next release.

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