Re: LILO 21.6-2
>>"Russell" == Russell Coker <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Russell> On Saturday 06 January 2001 16:22, Chris Rutter wrote:
>> On Sat, 6 Jan 2001, Russell Coker wrote:
>> > You don't have sym-links to the root directory? Why not?
>> There's absolutely no need or necessarily a desire to do so; besides
>> which, the point is moot: if you're in the automation arena, you'll
>> notice that kernel-package no longer produces them.
Russell> OK, done that.
May I point out again that kernel package does indeed still
create the /vmlinuz links? Why can't people look?
>> Trying to create a GUI interface to something with the free-formality
>> and complexity of lilo.conf, even totally disregarding the idea of
>> trying to allow interoperation between a human editor and your
>> configurator, is /seriously hard/ to achieve plausibly.
Russell> Generating files that satisfy 99% of all users is quite
Russell> achievable. Having an option to allow the other 1% to edit
Russell> the files by hand should satisfy everyone.
If you were merely generating files where none existed, that
would be fine. Destroying a hand cra\fted lilo.conf is unacceptable.
After winning the pennant one year, Casey Stengel commented, "I
couldn'ta done it without my players."
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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