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Re: Default bootloader

On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 07:28:38PM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 08:43:06AM -0500, Andrés Roldán wrote:
> > As the maintainer of LILO, I know that there is advantages on GRUB and advantages
> > on LILO. Some users will need LILO advantages, some will need GRUB advantages.
> > I'm not intending to make a flamewar of bootloaders. I just suggest not to have
> > a "default" bootloader but to let the user to choose what is the one she needs.
> Sounds fine. If you look at the links I pasted (see below), you'll see that
> this is what other distributions do.
> However, there's always a preferred option. Don't call it "default" if you
> don't want to, but we need to decide which is the preferred option for Debian.
For Debian means on all architectures.

> Look at the screenshots or install instructions below to see what I mean:
> > >      - Red Hat (http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-7.2-Manual/install-guide/s1-guimode-bootload.html)
> > >      - Gentoo (http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/gentoo-x86-install.xml)
> > >      - Mandrake (http://doc.mandrakelinux.com/MandrakeLinux/91/en/Quick_Startup.html/misc-params.html#drakxid-setupBootloader)

Have you URLs for none i386 distributions?

> -- 
> Robert Millan

Geert Stappers

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