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Boot Loader Detection: GRUB or LILO?

Is there any way to detect which boot loader is the working one?
Simply detecting whether a grub or lilo package is installed may not
be sufficient, especially in the case where both are installed. I
suppose I could look to see which is more recent, grub.conf or
lilo.conf, but I can think of several scenarios unde which this would

It's time to update my bare metal recovery scripts
to handle grub, and I'd like to detect the current boot loader if


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