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{{Stub|This page is created to ease the transition from Grub to Grub2.}}
 
The boot loader is responsible for loading the kernel and [[mkinitcpio|initial RAM disk]] before initiating the [[Arch Boot Process|boot process]]. You can use [[:Category:Boot loaders|different kinds]] of bootloaders in Arch, such as [[GRUB2|GRUB(2)]], [[Syslinux]], [[LILO]] or [[GRUB Legacy]]. For UEFI Bootloaders, please see [[UEFI Bootloaders|this]] page.
 
 
 
This page will only contain a short introduction and the most used configurations that users will encounter. For detailed information, please see the corresponding pages of each boot loader.
 
 
 
== Configuration ==
 
=== Configuration files ===
 
Different boot loader use different files for configuration.
 
 
 
{|border=1 width="70%" class="wikitable"
 
!Boot Loader!!Configuration File
 
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GRUB
 
|{{ic|/boot/grub/grub.cfg}}
 
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GRUB Legacy
 
|{{ic|/boot/grub/menu.lst}}
 
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LILO
 
|{{ic|/etc/lilo.conf}}
 
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Syslinux
 
|{{ic|/boot/syslinux/syslinux.cfg}}
 
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|}
 
 
 
=== Kernel parameters ===
 
Kernel command line parameters are often supplied by the bootloader. See [[Kernel parameters]].
 

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