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Old 10-27-2002, 11:50 AM   #1
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Grub or Lilo ????????


Setting up Dual Boot for XP and RH 8

Which should I use to make this as simple as possible.
Grub or Lilo?

Thanks
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Old 10-27-2002, 11:53 AM   #2
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lilo, more common sense to configure... and prettier, which seems to matter to far too many people.
 
Old 10-27-2002, 12:05 PM   #3
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lilo all the way.
 
Old 10-27-2002, 05:52 PM   #4
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i agree...lilo is better. but in red hat 8 it is "not" prettier. grub looks much better on my machine anyway. Lilo looked better with rh 7.3 and mdk 8.2 and 9.0. just my 0.02 .
 
Old 10-28-2002, 01:30 AM   #5
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LILO...period! Grub just hasn't been around long enough, theres more support for LILO.
 
Old 10-28-2002, 07:12 AM   #6
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Grub is simpler in that if you make a change, you don't don't have to re-run a program to make it "stick". The stanza entries in their names are, IMHO, more logical. Neither is very "pretty" out of the box, but that's not usually the point of a boot manager.

But in reality, asking which of those two boot managers is "better" is like asking which Linux distro is "better". Without knowing the specifics of what requirements it needs to serve, giving an anser is impossible.
 
Old 10-28-2002, 09:01 AM   #7
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Adding another vote for LILO here

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