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Re: Considerations for lilo removal


On Mon, 2008-06-16 at 09:08 +0200, Romain Beauxis wrote:
> Le Monday 16 June 2008 07:31:49 William Pitcock, vous avez écrit :
> > With grub being stable and grub2 approaching stability itself, do we
> > really need lilo anymore? It's not even installed by default anymore,
> > and the only systems I have that are still on lilo are installations of
> > Debian I have had since Woody.
> I have lilo for the systems where I want /boot to be on LVM.
> What would you do for those installs ?

That doesn't strike me as a valid configuration. Infact, it shouldn't
work with lilo because lilo wants /boot to be on a real device. The fact
that it does should be considered a bug, not a feature.


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