Re: lilo about to be dropped?
A thread started on debian-boot about a possible removal of lilo,
Quoting William Pitcock (email@example.com):
> lilo is due for removal anyway due to being unmaintained upstream and
> the widespread availability of alternatives.
> I do not have time to manage the removal at this point, but it will be
> gone by June.
The thread continued on various technical issues, raid, config files,
Let's talk about accessibility: as lilo is mostly unmaintained upstream,
it would be good to check that the alternatives meet accessibility needs
as much as lilo does. I know at least one feature that people like:
lilo beeping when the menu appears. Debian applied my patch to do the
same in grub. I have submitted Bug#487044 to add an example in the
configuration file, still not applied unfortunately. Are there other