Please restore lilo to the available packages. It works well with most
systems and has capabilities that grub lacks. I manage remote servers, and
being able to reboot to a temporary configuration (lilo -R <option>) is
You can use:
savedefault default=<number> --once
in the grub shell to achieve the same functionality.
lilo is not planned to come back for core. It could be packaged for Extras if
someone stepped up to maintain it.