Reboot Problem

Thorben Thuermer thorbenthuermer at gmx.net
Sun Jun 4 16:02:00 PDT 2000


Ian Chilton wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> Thanks for the response!
> (I got your e-mail earlier, but just had chance to try it..)
> 
> > i tried ´em all, and on the machine i have here only "reboot=bios"
> > worked...
> 
> I tried warm, and this did not work, so I tied bios, and it worked  :)
> 
> > simply try it on your machine (enter "<imagename> reboot=????" at the
> > lilo-prompt, then boot up and try to reboot)
> 
> Yep, bios works :)
> 
> > and put the one that works into your lilo.conf
> 
> Please could you explain how to do this?
> I tried it, and it said syntax error, and I could not see it mention reboot
> in the lilo.conf man page :(
> 
> > (and never forget to re-run lilo afterwards...)
> 
> Yes, this is my usual trick...change lilo.conf and wonder why nothings
> happening, until ages later when I realase I forgot to run lilo....I do it
> every time! :)
> 
> Thanks Again!
> 
> Ian
> 

*geee*

Actually I was again too lazy, and didnt´t try configuring lilo,
but just *before* receiving your answer i did :-)
it´s as easy as:

append="reboot=bios"

either in the global part, or in the image-subsection.

Thorben Thuermer
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