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Recommended update for lilo


(Last modified: 05DEC2005)

solutions Recommended update for lilo SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ba16abfe1c56255c175f7df5bccc931e)

Applies to

Package: lilo
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
Patch: patch-10582
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none


Update for ppc lilo and yaboot.



Problem description

  • use p->p_vaddr as loadaddr in yaboot, not the ELF entry point required to load the SLES10 and openSuSE boot files
  • try to claim different memory regions for initrd if the (currently hardcoded) value is busy because the firmware uses this area.
  • better trap handline in lilo script
  • handle changed user interface in parted 1.6.23
  • fc_transport uses decimals not hex digits, support for more than nine luns or scsi channels or hosts for FC disks
  • Make sure that /proc and /sys is mounted while running lilo or, not failing in rescue system
  • support new 2.6.10+ scsi sysfs layout
  • quote root parameter if neccessary


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh lilo.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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