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Re: Why do we use grub?



Grub has some great options in it.  There have been times when the only
way to fix a mbr problem was to install grub but there are times that
grub cant get the job done and lilo is there to save the day.   The one
that comes to mind is if you have a raid 1 boot. 


On Fri, 2004-05-21 at 14:22, Hannes Mayer wrote:
> Beartooth wrote:
> > On Thu, 20 May 2004 13:47:26 -0400, Chris Miller wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>If grub can not install to md0 why make it so that is your only option? 
> >>I just did a clean install of FC1 on reboot there is no mbr.
> > 
> > 
> > Fwiw, as a total sub-technoid I've been using grub for two or three RH
> > releases now, and like it fine. But this does seem the most general fedora
> > list. So would someone who knows give us a thumbnail rundown on why grub
> > was preferred, or lilo was deprecated, or both? 
> 
> I don't know it, but I like GRUB more because it reads the config file
> directly and you don't have to write the MBR everytime you change something.
> IHMO that is an excellent reason :-)
> 
> Cheers,
> Hannes.
> 



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