Commit 05f8bdf7 authored by Joachim Wiedorn's avatar Joachim Wiedorn

Fix some errors in man/lilo.8

parent 7ceab684
......@@ -11,6 +11,7 @@ lilo (1:23.2-3) unstable; urgency=low
- Italian (Luca Monducci), it.po. (Closes: #660915)
- Slovak (Ivan Masar), new sk.po. (Closes: #661143)
- Czech (Miroslav Kure), cs.po. (Closes: #661437)
* Fix of some errors in lilo manpage. (Closes: #659809)
-- Joachim Wiedorn <ad_debian@joonet.de> Sat, 03 Mar 2012 18:32:41 +0100
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Package: lilo
Subject: fix typos in lilo manpage
Author: Joachim Wiedorn <ad_debian at joonet.de>
Forwarded: yes
Last-Update: 2012-03-03
Usually extended partitions can not directly be used.
Here it means logical partitions.
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diff -urN s14/man/lilo.8 s15/man/lilo.8
--- s14/man/lilo.8 2011-06-18 14:22:53.104617863 +0200
+++ s15/man/lilo.8 2012-03-03 19:11:05.797177106 +0100
@@ -84,14 +84,14 @@
the Extended Master Boot Loader is present on the Master Boot Record
of the device
(see the \fI-M\fP option), any partition may be made active. Whether the
-actual OS in the partition will boot from an extended partition depends on
-the characteristics of the OS. LILO boot records for Linux
-may be booted from an extended partition.
+actual OS in the partition will boot from a logical partition depends on
+the characteristics of the OS. LILO boot records for Linux may be booted
+from a logical partition.
.TP
.BI "\-\^b " bootdev
Specify the boot device; i.e., where the boot loader will be installed.
"\-b /dev/hda" specifies the Master Boot Record; "\-b /dev/sdb5" specifies
-the first extended partition on the second SCSI disk.
+the first logical partition on the second SATA disk.
.TP
.BI "\-\^B " bitmap-file
Specify a bitmap file for the boot-time graphics screen, preferably one
@@ -176,8 +176,8 @@
.TP
.BI "\-\^L"
Generate 32-bit Logical Block Addresses instead of cylinder/head/sector
-addresses, allowing
-access to all partitions on disks with more than 1024 cylinders.
+addresses, allowing access to all partitions on disks with more than 1024
+cylinders.
.TP
.BI "\-\^m " map-file
Use specified map file instead of the default.
@@ -204,7 +204,7 @@
.B """"""
in the configuration file.
.TP
-.BI "\-\^P " "{fix|ignore|\<global-option\>}"
+.BI "\-\^P " "{fix|ignore|<global-option>}"
Fix or ignore `corrupt' partition tables, i.e., partition tables
with linear and cylinder/head/sector addresses that do not correspond.
Always try
......@@ -12,3 +12,4 @@
12_update-lilo-conf-manpage2.patch
13_lilo-conf-append-info.patch
14_update-mkrescue-script.patch
15_fix-typos-in-lilo-manpage.patch
......@@ -12,3 +12,4 @@
12_update-lilo-conf-manpage2.patch
13_lilo-conf-append-info.patch
14_update-mkrescue-script.patch
15_fix-typos-in-lilo-manpage.patch
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