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[[Category:Boot loaders]]
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#REDIRECT: [[:Category:Boot loaders]]
{{Stub|This page is created to ease the transition from GRUB Legacy to GRUB.}}
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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 [[GRUB]], [[Syslinux]], [[LILO]] or [[GRUB Legacy]]. For UEFI Bootloaders, please see [[UEFI Bootloaders|this]] page.
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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.
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== Configuration ==
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=== Configuration files ===
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Different boot loader use different files for configuration.
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{|border=1 width="70%" class="wikitable"
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!Boot Loader!!Configuration File
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GRUB
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|{{ic|/boot/grub/grub.cfg}}
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GRUB Legacy
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|{{ic|/boot/grub/menu.lst}}
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LILO
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|{{ic|/etc/lilo.conf}}
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Syslinux
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|{{ic|/boot/syslinux/syslinux.cfg}}
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=== Kernel parameters ===
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Kernel command line parameters are often supplied by the bootloader. See [[Kernel parameters]].
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