CrossNodes: Give LILO the Boot and Grab Some GRUB
Apr 19, 2004, 07:00 (19 Talkback[s])
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"I was going to go off on a cute riff about 'Lilo and Stitch,'
but after enduring a rant from a friend about how the movie had
NOTHING to do with bootloaders, I reckon I'll just stick to the
point. Darned over-literal geeks anyway.
"If you're still lumbering along with the antique Linux Loader
LILO, you really ought to consider migrating to GRUB, the Grand
Unified Bootloader. LILO is quite good, and, as the saying goes, if
it ain't broke .... But GRUB has some advantages that make it, in
my opinion, the Bootloader of today's generation. Here's why:
- "There's no need to reinstall GRUB with every kernel
- "GRUB does not need to be restarted after making configuration