lilo - LInux LOader - the classic OS boot loader

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name lilo
Package version 24.1
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 608 B
Download size 271.66 KB
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You can use LILO to manage your Master Boot Record (with a simple text
screen, text menu or colorful splash graphics) or call LILO from other
Boot-Loaders to jump-start the Linux kernel.
This package contains lilo (the installer) and boot-record-images to
install Linux, DOS and generic Boot Sectors for other operation systems.


Package Version Architecture Repository
lilo_24.1-1_i386.deb 24.1 i386 Debian Main
lilo - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
dpkg >=
libc6 >= 2.7
libdevmapper1.02.1 >= 2:1.02.20
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package lilo_24.1-1_amd64.deb
Source Package lilo

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install lilo deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install lilo




2014-10-17 - Joachim Wiedorn <>
lilo (1:24.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release:
- Fix liloconfig: not included initrd.img in lilo.conf, kernel
installation/upgrading failed. Closes: #640792, #663586
LP: #703371, #774733, #844859, #973903, #982791, #990306
LP: #1002823, #1003865, #1004308, #1004919, #1017787, #1028113
LP: #1029600, #1031770, #1042482, #1043352, #1057720, #1060584
LP: #1070267, #1109340, #1132208, #1156494, #1173175, #1202943
LP: #1210905, #1214153, #1218082, #1222073, #1264013, #1282115
LP: #1304205, #1307211, #1318800, #1363551, #1374399
- Fix liloconfig: no defined images in lilo.conf, initramfs hook
failed. LP: #1014383
- Fix hook scripts: kernel hook failed if RAID is degraded.
Closes: #459713, #728622
- More documentation about -R option. Closes: #720129
- Optional: Set no-defragment bit on XFS filesystems.
- Update some patches, remove all other patches.
* Use better link to upstream packages in debian/watch.
* Bump Standards Version to 3.9.6 (no changes).
* Add hook scripts for saving kernel in /boot on XFS filesystems.
These scripts can be found in dir. /usr/lib/lilo/ for optional
installation. See: #566035
* Remove obsolete symlinks sarge.bmp and sid.bmp to /boot/debian.bmp.
Now using /boot/debian.bmp directly in /etc/lilo.conf.
2013-07-02 - Joachim Wiedorn <>
lilo (1:24.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix: compiler option 'freestanding' must be used with cpp
(in patch 11_add-compile-flags.patch). Closes: #713504
2013-06-08 - Joachim Wiedorn <>
lilo (1:24.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release:
- Fixes of manpages, added manpages.
- Old documentation now in html format.
- Better support for GPT hard disks.
- Support for kernel 3.x series.
- Now compatible to gcc 4.8 (and higher). Closes: #701315, #709818
* Update some patches, remove some patches.
* Use upstream html doc for lilo-doc package.
* Update debian/copyright file.
* debian/control:
- Bump to Standards Version 3.9.4 (no changes).
- Remove suggestion to package lilo-doc.
- Move to debhelper >=9.
* Fix: add full support for CFLAGS and LDFLAGS
to support hardening flags.
2012-04-15 - Joachim Wiedorn <>
lilo (1:23.2-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Enable use of linux 3.x in liloconfig script.
* Disable creating pdf documentation.  (Closes: #666320)
* Remove build dependency to texlive-latex-base.
* Use (patched) upstream scripts directly.
* Add html documentation as replacement for pdf files.
* Update Brazilian Portuguese debconf translations. (Closes: #663495)
2012-03-04 - Joachim Wiedorn <>
lilo (1:23.2-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix tense use in debconf templates (thanks to Ivan Masar).
* Fix pending l10n issues: debconf translations:
- Dutch (Jeroen Schot), nl.po.       (Closes: #654397)
- Spanish (Omar Campagne), es.po.    (Closes: #655848)
- Indonesian (Mahyuddin Susanto), new id.po. (Closes: #660307)
- Polish (Michał Kułach), new pl.po. (Closes: #660534)
- Basque (Iñaki L. Murgoitio), eu.po. (Closes: #660640)
- Vietnamese (Hung Tran), vi.po.     (Closes: #660643)
- Italian (Luca Monducci), it.po.    (Closes: #660915)
- Slovak (Ivan Masar), new sk.po.    (Closes: #661143)
- Czech (Miroslav Kure), cs.po.      (Closes: #661437)
* Fix of some errors in lilo manpage.  (Closes: #659809)
* Fix of some typos in user.tex file (string EBDA).
* Add infos about old documentation in README.Debian.
* Bump to Standards Version 3.9.3 (no changes).
* Bump to Copyright Format 1.0 (DEP-5).

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