LILO and nvme

I recently upgraded to a 1 TB NVME drive and I have Windows 10 on it. The computer boots by default from another disk, a standard SSD, where Slackware -current is installed with LILO. The problem is that selecting Windows from LILO does not boot it. The screen just stays blank. If I specify in the BIOS that the NVME has boot priority, it boots fine.
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ELILO dual boot

I use a computer that has to have Linux and Windows 10 installed in parallel. Windows came pre-installed and requires UEFI… Therefore I went through Slackware’s instructions “To use UEFI, or not to use UEFI?” before installing Slackware. I told the installer to use ELILO and upon reboot, the system booted straight to Slackware. I installed Slackware -current, but that’s a separate story… Now I want to have the option to dual boot Windows and Linux.
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Setting date and time

Whenever I need to adjust my computer’s clock, I set the right time in the BIOS. I am using XFCE, which does not provide a graphical tool for this (unlike KDE). Recently, I searched for a smarter way to do it and came across these nice examples. Read the rest of this entry »