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Old 12-06-2009, 10:17 AM   #16
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Excuse me, I've a problem:
Originally Posted by jedi_sith_fears View Post
Now we have to apply the ext4 patch since by default grub is compiled
without ext4 support. you can get the patch from

Then its quite simple, just modify the grub.SlackBuild file to include
the patch and make the package.

How have I modify the grub.SlackBuild? What have I add?

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Old 03-02-2013, 07:38 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by lumak View Post
how is it that grub is hailed as better than lilo (by some users)
I have an old T61 laptop that has some boot issues with any other boot loader. Lilo is easier to configure, but after first boot (which works) it will not boot at all. So, GRUB is my only option to use this old laptop, which works great and stable as soon as it has booted. There's something GRUB legacy and GRUB 2 does, that works. Other than that, I'd be happy to use lilo

Hypothesis of boot issues: It's bad capacitors and a SATA controller problem.
I've used this laptop since 2006 (today with an SSD).


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