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Re: lilo about to be dropped?

On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 06:06:38PM +0200, Mike Hommey wrote:

||  On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 08:02:04PM +0400, Dmitry E. Oboukhov <unera@debian.org> wrote:

||  > I use lilo, I like lilo.
||  > I don't like grub because it has unlogically config, unlogically
||  > behavior, strange reconfig-system. I don't like the programs with
||  > perverse intellect. Grub is not unixway.
||  Which is more perverse to read a kernel?
||  - reading actual files from actual filesystems
||  - reading hardcoded blocks on the device

I think this question should be:

    Which is more perverse to read without a kernel?

The answer could still fall either way.

Personally, as one point of measurement, I prefer lilo because it's

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