To quote Russell Coker <email@example.com>,
# On Saturday 06 January 2001 14:55, you wrote:
# > I request that you provide support for me telling lilo that I don't
# > want it touching my lilo.conf at all. Also, you should consider how
# > to deal with changes that the user makes by hand to lilo.conf. If
# > don't regenerate existing lilo.conf files then you should not have
# > much of a problem. If you do, then it gets fun.
# One thing that I am considering is to have a file /etc/lilo.conf.user
# (or maybe some other name). This file will be included into the
# generated settings just before the "image" parts. Then you could put
# other settings you want.
# I'll put in an option to not change lilo.conf in the next version.
I'd also like to suggest that a file be made which will override any of
debconf's settings. That way, if I can't have lba32(for instance, if it
does bad things), I can make sure it never gets there.