Grub and Grub2 don't get along?

Chan Chung Hang Christopher christopher.chan at
Sat Oct 31 15:12:12 UTC 2009

> This is unbelievable!.  Why go from the simple, easy to config setup that 
> everyone was comfy with, that required no afterward compile, (as was the big 
> complaint with LILO)?  Why do we need GRUB now, since it now has the same 
> ridiculous problem that LILO was so maligned for?  Stupid.  Also, can someone 
> please explain why it needed a "grub2"?  What, exactly, was wrong with grub 
> legacy?

Well, it has proven to be a give and take at the moment. grub2 can boot 
a kernel on a filesystem that is on a lvm. grub cannot. However, grub 
supports pxe whereas grub2 does not yet. grub2 also has a whole lot more 
but I have not had time to check them out yet besides its design change 
to a modular program instead of compile time only grub.

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