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LILO vs. GRUB

LILO vs. GRUB

Posted Jun 17, 2004 22:39 UTC (Thu) by ballombe (subscriber, #9523)
Parent article: LILO vs. GRUB

"LILO stores information about the location of the kernel or other operating system on
the Master Boot Record (MBR)"

If you do a default Debian woody install, lilo will not be installed in the mbr, but
in the boot partition. The "mbr" package will be installed in the MBR and will
chain-load lilo. This arrangement is more robust and "mbr" provide some keystroke
for emergency situation (you can try to boot any partitions, a floppy, etc.).


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