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Re: [vox-tech] Gentoo - Backup Sys Config Files & Grub vs LILO
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Re: [vox-tech] Gentoo - Backup Sys Config Files & Grub vs LILO



On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 09:03:03AM -0800, Jonathan Stickel wrote:
> 
> I've used grub ever since it's been available.  It's so easy to make
> changes to the boot menu (just edit /boot/grub/grub.conf), I don't
> know why anyone uses LILO.

Perhaps because LILO is the classic Linux loader and it is very stable
and reliable.  In many situations people don't need to use the
additional nice features of GRUB.  I myself do prefer GRUB, for the
reason you just stated.

-David
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