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On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 02:35:18PM +0100, Frederico Mu?oz wrote:
> Itai Zukerman wrote:
> > [... discussion of a virtual boot-loader package ...]
> > 
> > lilo needs to be re-run after installing a new kernel, right?  grub
> > doesn't?
> No. It reads the config from a simple menu file (menu.lst) that is a 
> simple text file.
> You just need to add a new entry in it with boot pointing to the new kernel.
> Further more, GRUB is the only of the two to support the multiboot 
> specification (needed by
> e.g. GNU Hurd).
> All in all I think GRUB is far superior to lilo in every aspect I can 
> think of.

Not forgetting any silly name limits:
title Linux-2.4.2-pre1 (0copy, low-lat, p-o-m, IPSec BROKEN)
would surely fail under LILO (I think even just "Linux-2.4.2-pre1" would).


Daniel Stone

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