Alternative Boot Loaders

Bryan Haskins ryuzaki90 at
Mon May 5 23:50:58 BST 2008

My Take:
Some people, for whatever reason still prefer LILO, most don't care and just
use the default, GrUB. It's a very small customization some users like. It's
not like boot loaders eat a lot of physical space on the disc or anything.

On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 11:40 AM, Matt Darcy <ubuntu.lists at>

> Developers,
> I'm trying to establish the reasoning behind including alternative boot
> loaders such as lilo on the ubuntu alternative and server cds ?
> Was this a technical decision ?
> Was this a policy decision ?
> could someone please explain the decision and the reasons behind it.
> thanks,
> Matt
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