Bug 169086 - Please restore lilo
Summary: Please restore lilo
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: basesystem   
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Version: 4
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-09-22 21:01 UTC by Jonathan Hutchins
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:56 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-22 21:21:52 UTC
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Description Jonathan Hutchins 2005-09-22 21:01:22 UTC
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 
essential.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-09-22 21:21:52 UTC
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.


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