LILO bad, GRUB good

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Wed Nov 8 14:07:26 PST 2000

On November  8, 2000 04:30 pm, you wrote:
> I can only advise everybody to dump LILO and switch to GRUB. LILO is just
> too complicated and troublesome. GRUB is more flexible, easier to use and
> doesn't need to be reinstalled if your kernel changes position on the
> disk. It also offers a command line for interactive kernel selection (and
> more) so that you don't even have to bother with its config file if you
> just want to try out a freshly compiled kernel. I see absolutely *nothing*
> that speaks in favor of LILO.

If you do move the kernel how does grub then find it again? I'm just curious. 
I might try Grub out some day when I the time to properly test it.

Gerard Beekmans

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