GRUB vs LILO and how STUPID the X86 architecture really is...

Dan Osterrath do3 at mail.inf.tu-dresden.de
Thu Oct 17 19:33:18 PDT 2002


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> Multiple times I've installed a new kernel, forgotten to run lilo, then
> had the old kernel start, or worse yet, had no kernel start booting
> because part of the new kernel overwrote part of the old kernel, but
> NOT the whole thing. kernel corruption = bad. I'm aware that this is
> user error on my part, but the fact remains that grub wouldn't care
> about such things.

That's why you can do "make bzlilo modules modules_install" and everything is fine. :-)

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%> ln -s /dev/null /dev/brain
%> ln -s /dev/urandom /dev/world
%> dd if=/dev/world of=/dev/brain
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