Vote: Grub vs LILO

Johan Veenstra j.h.veenstra at
Sun Oct 13 04:12:27 PDT 2002

Matthias Benkmann wrote:

> The Grub vs LILO issue seems to come up more frequently now. I'd like to
> have a small vote to see if we have any clear majority on this issue.
> Just follow up to this message with "LILO" or "GRUB" (in whatever
> capitalization you prefer). If you want to present arguments for your
> decision, DON'T do it in this thread. I don't think there are any
> arguments that have not been archived already and even if there are, they
> should be presented in a discussion (read: flame war;) thread (There's an
> open one named "grub and alpha tar"). This thread is just to get a quick
> impression of the number of supporters for the 2 programs.

Don't care.

By the way is lilo needed to compile some other packages in chapter 6? If 
not, why isn't it installed in the 'making LFS bootable'-chapter?

Johan Veenstra
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