Using LILO to Boot

LILO is the most common user method of booting a Linux system because it doesn't involve using a boot floppy disk. Chapter 4, LILO, examined LILO in detail. LILO is a program that sits in the boot sector of a disk partition or the master boot record of the entire hard disk and points to the partition and location of the Linux kernel image. If LILO is installed as a first-stage boot loader (meaning it boots Linux automatically), Linux starts to boot whenever the power is turned on. If you want...

HTML Authoring Tools

You can write HTML documents in many ways you can use an ASCII editor, a word processor, or a dedicated HTML tool. The choice of which you use depends on personal preference and your confidence in HTML coding, as well as which tools you can obtain easily. Because many HTML-specific tools have checking routines or filters to verify that your documents are correctly laid out and formatted, they can be appealing. They also tend to be more friendly than non-HTML editors. On the other hand, if you...