[lug] Determining if Lilo or Grub is current bootloader
stimits at comcast.net
Wed Jan 17 19:21:14 MST 2007
Zan Lynx wrote:
>On Wed, 2007-01-17 at 17:36 -0700, Daniel Webb wrote:
>>[OT] Is there any need for lilo any more? Is there anything that lilo can do
>>that grub can't do better?
>LILO works when it doesn't know anything about the filesystem. GRUB
>requires a filesystem driver.
>LILO works on RAID-1 mirrors. GRUB does not, as far as I know.
/dev/md0 101018 19390 76412 21% /boot
(CentOS 4.4 x86_64 server, grub-0.95-3.5, kernel 2.6.9-42.0.3.plus.c4smp)
No modifications. In the past the problems I've had with RAID on various
partitions were not boot loader problems, but init trying to discover
RAID/LVM prior to loading the scsi controller drivers. The above is for
inexpensive SATA drives, no special install procedure was required.
D. Stimits, stimits AT comcast DOT net
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