LILO bad, GRUB good

Matthias Benkmann mbenkmann at gmx.de
Wed Nov 8 15:32:48 PST 2000


> > GRUB knows the file system, so it looks after the kernel file name, and boots 
> > whatever that inode points to. If you move the kernel around, you just have 
> > to tell GRUB at *bootup* time: "My kernel now lives under 
> > (hd0)/strangedir/strangename"
> 
> If GRUB knows about the filesystem is it limited to certain filesystems?

It also supports direct block addresses so it always works.

> I wonder whether it can handle reiserfs. If it does, I'd be happy to kick
> lilo off my hd ;)

I think it has support for reiserfs.

MSB

p.s.: 

BTW, the URL is

ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/grub/

and the web page

http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/


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