[Bug 31] lilo-22.3

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue May 21 09:49:14 PDT 2002


On Tue, May 21, 2002 at 03:55:07PM +0000, Mark Hymers wrote:
> > ------- Additional Comments From gerard at linuxfromscratch.org  2002-05-21 05:57 -------
> > I heard lilo-22.3 requires the NASM package installed? That'll be
> > nasty if true.  Grub time? :)
> 
> Confirmed.  I moved my copy of nasm (I have it for some reason; can't
> remember what) out of the way and it refuses to compile.  (I then
> checked the makefile and, yup, between lilo-22.2 and 22.3, nasm has
> appeared).
> 
> IMO, grub is probably stable enough to use now although it does kinda
> contradict the reason we gave for a long time for not using it (i.e. it
> hadn't been released as stable).  I believe the current version is 0.92.
> 
> Anyway, given the choice of adding nasm or moving to grub... I vote for
> the latter.

Or stick with lilo-22.2 and not upgrade for a while. Perhaps somebody with
more time can email a/the Grub maintainer and ask if there is a stable
release planned any time soon.

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