GRUB/LILO: I am beating a dead horse?

Bill's LFS Login lfsbill at
Thu May 1 10:52:51 PDT 2003

On Thu, 1 May 2003, Archaic wrote:

> On Thu, May 01, 2003 at 06:21:58PM +0100, Ian Molton wrote:
> >
> > 2) You know perfectly well that the Grub / LILO userbases (that care to
> > speak up) are matched about 50:50 at last time this came up, so its your
> > own personal choice if grub replaces lilo - dont pretend its a
> > democratic thing. (not that I mind - its your project, and the userbase
> > is split 50:50. but dont pretend its because GRUB is better or has a
> > majority because it doesnt. Either both or neither bootloader should be
> > relegated to hints. no one one way and one the other.
> And your personal choice is LILO. It's not better, just different. I
> just can't understand getting this heated over a bootloader section of a
> book. :|

Probably because of your sig today  :

  "I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and
   as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical."

Bill Maltby
lfsbill at

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