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Re: Are lilo and grub compatible?

On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 04:48:43PM -0600, Russell L. Harris wrote:
> * hendrik@topoi.pooq.com <hendrik@topoi.pooq.com> [061207 14:13]:
> > I have an emergency boot disk -- a floppy on which lilo wrote an MBR.
> > It works fine.  I use it to dual-boot a functional sarge and a severely 
> > broken etch (well, actually the etch doesn't boot).
> > 
> > The etch installer's lilo won't run.  
> This is curious, because the Etch installer installs GRUB, not LILO.
> LILO is deprecated, if not obsolete.  Even the Sarge installer
> installed GRUB by default.  

Installing via lilo is in the list of steps the etch installer provides.
You have to manually skip the grub step, and you get the lilo step.

-- hendrik

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