LILO vs. GRUB
Posted Jun 17, 2004 14:12 UTC (Thu) by lutchann
In reply to: LILO vs. GRUB
Parent article: LILO vs. GRUB
Unattended kernel upgrades make me very nervous, but with some extra hardware on the server, GRUB makes the process bearable. My remote server is connected to a terminal server on the serial port, and GRUB is configured to talk to the serial port rather than the console. With the addition of a network-controlled power switch, I can easily reboot the system and change the boot configuration any way I need to. Were I to use LILO, my only recourse for a bootloader screw-up would be to boot from a rescue disk, which is difficult to do without physical access to the machine...
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