Bug 154763 - Grub is inadequate without Lilo for backup
Grub is inadequate without Lilo for backup
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-04-13 20:48 EDT by Mike Bird
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-04-19 14:14:54 EDT
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Description Mike Bird 2005-04-13 20:48:57 EDT
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Description of problem:
Grub has historically been much less reliable than Lilo.  Grub has historically not supported configurations (especially MD and SATA) which Lilo handled well five years ago.  Grub development has been extraordinarily slow.  Grub (Legacy) is no longer maintained and Grub 2 is insufficiently stable to replace it.

Grub now has an untested first attempt at MD support.  The code is extremely fragile.

It is not safe to remove Lilo.  This question can be revisited once Grub (or Grub 2) has proved itself reliable in practice for a period of at least a year.

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Comment 1 Peter Jones 2005-04-19 14:14:54 EDT

Please don't file bugs if you have no concrete problems, or for which no work
can actually be done.

It's just rude, at this point.
Comment 2 Marco 2005-04-19 18:48:11 EDT
SATA is supported, I've Grub installed on a 200 GB SATA hard disk!

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