Using LILO with Ubuntu

Nathan kemotaha at
Fri May 4 16:09:37 BST 2007

Lilo isn't that bad,
The config is a little different but in someways easier.  You have to
remember to run lilo everytime you change things.  The menu and
everything is stored in the MBR rather than reading it from disk like
Grub does.  I used to use it all the time.


On Fri, 2007-05-04 at 06:30 -0700, Vincen Collins wrote:
> I have been dealing with mounting the cd/dvd drive since I installed
> Ubuntu.  The work around for now is to set acpi=off but I have read
> some threads that indicate that grub is actually the cause of the
> problem.  They suggest trying LILO instead but I am a little worried
> about changing the boot loader.  Does anyone have experience using
> LILO with Ubuntu or am I in for a world of hurt?  Any feedback would
> be appreciated.
> Vincen
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