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Re: Re (2): lilo removal in squeeze / new lilo upstream

Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> wrote on 2010-06-05 22:30:

> On Wed, 26 May 2010, Stephen Powell <zlinuxman@wowway.com> wrote:
> > You're missing the point.  The main selling point to management
> > is that Linux is free.  If they have to buy new backup software
> > in order to accommodate Linux' backup requirements, that will
> > kill it on the spot.  Whatever boot loader I use must not
> > require new backup software or impose special backup requirements.
> One of the advantages of Linux is that you are not forced to do things the way 
> that the distribution vendor packages it.
> You can take the last lilo package that gets uploaded, build it and put it in 
> your own apt repository, and then support it for your own users.
I see that more people than thought still want to have or need LiLO. Now 
I have decided to start and reanimate the upstream development. Everyone
is invited to join in this development. I'm working on LiLO version 23.

Shortly with more informations ...

Fondest regards,
 Joachim Wiedorn

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