Bug 169086 - Please restore lilo
Please restore lilo
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: basesystem (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-09-22 17:01 EDT by Jonathan Hutchins
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:56 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-22 17:21:52 EDT
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Description Jonathan Hutchins 2005-09-22 17:01:22 EDT
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 
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-09-22 17:21:52 EDT
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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