Alternative Boot Loaders

Matt Darcy ubuntu.lists at
Tue May 6 11:42:54 BST 2008

Huw Selley wrote:
> Hi,
> IANAD ..... but ..
> On 2 May 2008, at 16:40, Matt Darcy wrote:
>> Developers,
>> I'm trying to establish the reasoning behind including alternative boot
>> loaders such as lilo on the ubuntu alternative and server cds ?
> One that springs to mind is being unable to boot an XFS filesystem 
> from grub so you have to use lilo.
> Regards
> Huw
Hi Huw,

That also rings true, but I thought that requirment had been removed 
with stage 1.5 files being xfs compatible now ?

that would also explain my earlier comment of why people believe that 
they had lilo "put" onto their computer for them by the installer if 
they suggested XFS.

Thank you for that reminder.


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