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Re: lilo about to be dropped?

On Mon, 2009-04-06 at 18:06 +0200, Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 08:02:04PM +0400, Dmitry E. Oboukhov <unera@debian.org> wrote:
> > OS> I also share the feeling that a lot of people still uses LILO; if
> > OS> possible I do belive it should be kept.
> > 
> > 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

Not to mention that it breaks if the blocks span multiple devices. See
also: LVM.


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