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Re: Booting the Hurd

On Wed, Sep 15, 1999 at 11:05:37PM -0500, Michael Lankton wrote:
> Why is it that linux requires LILO and the Hurd requires GRUB to boot? 

Linux doesn't require LILO.

Hurd dos not require Grub, but more specifically a boot loader that supports
the mulitboot standard.

The trick is that Grub can load several files into memory before aunching.
Lilo can't do that.

> Sorry to digress, just really curious.

And too lazy to read the odcs, I assume :)


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