[CentOS] why was LILO removed from centOS 4.2?

Brian T. Brunner brian.t.brunner at gai-tronics.com
Wed Nov 30 16:13:43 UTC 2005

The question remains unanswered: WHY was LILO removed?

We/you/they removed *something that works*.

What took its place does not work everywhere LILO does... a functionality loss.

I hear folks saying "that loss is corrected in a future release"

That's saying GRUB is *almost* ready to replace LILO, which has been removed prematurely.

The question was "Hey, REDHAT, *WHY*?"

Brian Brunner
brian.t.brunner at gai-tronics.com

>>> mail-lists at karan.org 11/30/05 10:55AM >>>
Nielsen, Steve wrote:
> I meant not a visible choice by default :).
> Thanks for the tip.  I was not aware of making it visible in that way.
> So at the prompt you type:
> "boot: lilo" ?

boot: linux lilo

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