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there is no "better" but grub is basically the nu-skool loader. Newer, a little cryptic to configure but does IMHO make more sense than lilo, which i actually only deviated from yesterday. also a lot lot easier to personalise grub. but lilo is very easy to configure and more comfortable to play with i guess. i'd say grub now...
This question seem to draw the same fire as "which distro", "which editor".
I have used Lilo since I have been using a Linux bootloader (a few years). I like it better than System Commander (as a boot loader) since it does not recheck on every startup. It either works or it does not. I find it simple and easy to use. I did not enjoy my one brush with Grub as I do not know how to use it.
Lilo gets my vote as long as it stays current with hardware etc...