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Re: Considerations for lilo removal

On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 11:54:52AM +0300, Shachar Shemesh wrote:
> Lilo has one killer feature that is totally missing from GRUB - the -R 
> option. It allows me to upgrade a kernel on remote servers, knowing that 
> if the upgrade fails, I will get the original kernel after a few minutes 
> without asking a local hand to push the reset button.
> Until Grub has something similar, removing Lilo entirely seems like a 
> bad idea to me.

grub does have that.  man grub-reboot.  Boot a specific entry next time
but only once.  I think it is a debian specific patch and not a generic
grub feature.

Len Sorensen

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