Re: Grub or Lilo?
Plus, the menu system (for multiboot options) is so simple you just edit the /boot/grub/menu.lst file and
that's it. You don't have
to 'Install' grub again and again when you change your menu file.
On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 09:38:10AM -0500, Lance Simmons wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 03:28:33PM +0100, Emil H wrote:
> > I run Woody and have always run Lilo as bootloader.
> > I have now heard of Grub.
> > What are Grubs advantages/disadvantages over Lilo?
> Grub understands a lot of filesystems. You can take a Grub floppy and
> use it to boot up a system that it completely messed up -- or even a
> system you've never seen before. You can look at files on the
> filesystems prior to booting, and figure out what settings to use based
> on your searching of the filesystems. Those are the features I've found
> most useful.
> /V\ Lance Simmons
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