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Re: lilo about to be dropped?

* Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> [2009-04-07 02:54]:

> Martin Wuertele wrote:
> > Actually lilo is installed by lenny d-i if you use root-sw-raid with
> > LVM, even if your /boot is an differen partition/sw-raid. Therefore lilo
> > should at least remain for sqeeze to ensure a proper upgrade path.
> I'm afraid you're mistaken here. Lenny D-I should (and AFAIK does) default 
> to grub for that setup.
> /boot on normal partition or RAID1 + / on whatever combination of RAID+LVM 
> is supported fine by grub. Unless there is some other factor that you've 
> not mentioned D-I does not fall back to lilo for that.

I wonder what it could be. I don't user XFS just plain ext3 and had to
manually install grub for 2 recent setups. One is an IBM X3560 with
harware-raid, /boot on one partitione, rest for lvm, the other is an
X3220 with /boot on md0 and lvm on md1. For both D-I installed lilo.


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