LILO version 22.7.2 released
LILO release 22.7.2 is based upon Werner Almesberger's LILO version 21.
Version 22.7.2 is a minor update to version 22.7.1
o Keywords "noraid", "nokbdefault", "nokbdisable" are added.
o Compensate for common BIOS bug (sectors==0) on USB disk drives.
o Increase kernel command line to 512 bytes.
Version 22.7.1 is a minor update to version 22.7
o Expand device major/minor numbers to more than 8 bits.
o Apply security updates to 'mkrescue' & 'QuickInst'.
o Allow any keystrike (not just Shift) to display 'boot:' menu, or to escape
a stored command line.
Version 22.7 is a minor update to version 22.6.1
o Add the DOS/Windows utility 'lilo.com' which implements the -q -R -V (-C -m)
switches. This utility may be used to set the boot command line if the sector
map file is on a DOS/Windows partition.
o Add bulletproofing for "unattended" so that a spurious <CR> character can
o Select boot descriptors based upon partially typed names in all situations
Versions 22.6.*, 22.5.*, 22.4, 22.3, 22.2, 22.1, 22.0 are major updates to
*** THE VERSION 22 RAID1 IMPLEMENTATION IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH VERSION 21.
Those using version 21 should read 'README.raid1' before installing these
new codes. There is a compatibility mode (lilo -x mbr-only) for existing
RAID1 installations which are not going to be converted to the Version 22
Source code is available for download from:
[url]http://lilo.go.dyndns.org/pub/linux/lilo[/url] (developer's site)
Or from the main distribution site:
[url]ftp://metalab.unc.edu/pub/Linux/system/boot/lilo[/url] (please use)
See the distribution file 'CHANGES' for details of the differences between
22.7.2 and prior releases.
--John Coffman <johninsd at san dot rr dot com>