New booter

Ethan Benson erbenson at
Thu Sep 16 18:38:38 EST 1999

On 16/9/99 Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

>Doing it this way, even the raw-blocks LILO stuff can get rid of its main
>disadvantage: since the LILO/MILO part is `static', you don't have to rerun
>LILO when upgrading your kernel, only after installing/upgrading MILO. So
>chances that you screw up are smaller, since MILO knows your FS and can boot
>any old kernel on your disks in an emergency.

in essence replace the second stage LILO (/boot/chain.b) with a more 
robust one, that sounds good to me.

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Ethan Benson
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