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Re: Fedora, grub/lilo, and software-RAID



On Thu, 2003-10-30 at 13:24, bishop wrote:
> Can I second the request to keep lilo around?

Jeremy Katz posted on fedora-test last week that lilo was being restored
in Fedora Core 1, but would still be on the deprecated list. 

Getting to it in the install will require passing "linux lilo" at boot
time.

The plan after FC1 is to remove lilo and get the required functionality
into grub for FC2.

> 
> Until it becomes possible to duplicate lilo -R safely, grub hasn't 
> surpassed lilo's features and can't (imho) replace lilo completely. 
> Availability as a package that's not generally included in any 
> installation profiles but can be selected specifically during install 
> would be an excellent compromise.
> 
> I have a few machines on which I've grown to love Lilo on the MBR and 
> grub on the chain-loaded partitions.  It's beautiful.  It's magic.
> 
>   - bish
> 
> Troels Arvin wrote:
> 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I just read that Fedora is going to ditch lilo, leaving grub. Grub is
> > great for many systems, but it's a nightmare for people booting on
> > software-RAID. I strongly suggest that lilo still be included in Fedora
> > until grub becomes able to install properly on software-RAID
> > boot-partitions.
> > 
> > See also http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=55484
> > 
> 
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