[ATrpms-users] Lilo and Grub together?

Jarod C. Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Wed Jun 2 19:05:40 CEST 2004


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On Wednesday 02 June 2004 09:50, Joe wrote:
> Hey all,
>
> I just did a test "apt-get -s dist-upgrade" and one of the "new"
> packages it needs to install is lilo.  I find this a bit odd, and I'm
> not sure what package is requiring it, but OK.
>
> Is there any problem with having lilo and grub installed together?
> After lilo installs, will grub still be my boot manager?  I prefer grub,
> but I don't mind wasting the drive space to install lilo to handle the
> dependency...I just don't want there to be a problem (duh!).
>
> Thanks!

Simply installing lilo won't hurt anything. You'd have to actually run lilo to 
install something into the master boot record for it to take over from grub. 
Though I'm curious what's requiring it...

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