Boot Loader Detection: GRUB or LILO?

Jeremy Katz katzj at
Mon Nov 3 01:13:36 UTC 2003

On Tue, 2003-10-28 at 10:39, Erik Williamson wrote:
> Watchout on this one - I've got a machine here which has had both 
> bootloaders installed, and both GRUB and LILO show up in the MBR - but 
> if you pipe it through strings - like Leonid said - it looks like you 
> will see only see 'lbaLILO' on the machine where it's active.  Here's 
> what works for me:

Be careful.  lbaLILO will only show up if lba32 is enabled in lilo.conf



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