I just fired up a really old PC,
and saw this:

LILO 22.6.1 Loading linux........

I felt all nostalgic.

@fitheach To be honest, that was the last time when I fully understood how a stage 1 Linux loader worked.

Kind of the same here. I "invested" a lot of time in lilo, and was probably one of the last to migrate to grub. At the time I didn't feel grub offered me anything extra, and I knew my way around all the lilo options.

The PC in question is running Debian Lenny, which was first released in 2009. I hadn't booted it since 2013.

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