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Hello Experts.

I've installed Debian (Knoppix, Linux 2.6.11) on my HD.
This installation created a /etc/lilo.conf file.

The question is
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Can I trust this generated lilo.conf file?
In other words, can I change label="Linux" to
label "Knoppix" for example and run command lilo
and then reboot?
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Most intimidating are lines in "image section",
there is a parameters "append" and "initrd":
  initrd=/boot/initrd.img
  append ="ramdisk_size=1000000 init=/etc/init lang=us apm=power-off nomce quiet"

Do they look harmles? What are subparameters: init, apm, nomce, quiet?

There is a line:
map=/boot/map

Whay does it need map? Is this not for machines before 1998?

The lilo.conf file without comments is listed here:
http://landkey.net/Customizing_T6212/Misc/lilo.conf_no_comments.txt
and here with comments:
http://landkey.net/Customizing_T6212/Misc/lilo.conf.txt

FYI, there is an installation log:
http://landkey.net/Customizing_T6212/Misc/Step_01_Installing_Knoppix_from_CD_again.txt

Thank you.
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