Using LILO with Ubuntu

Christer Edwards christer.edwards at
Mon May 7 04:31:35 BST 2007

I'm curious to know how grub would have anything to do with a cd/dvd
drive.  Can you post some links to the threads you've mentioned below?

On Fri, May 04, 2007 at 06:30:14AM -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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