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Re: grub can't access system



Once upon a time, Alexandre Oliva <aoliva redhat com> said:
> On Sep 18, 2005, Jim Cornette <fct-cornette insight rr com> wrote:
> > It is my understanding that the /boot partition has to be on a primary
> > partition.
> 
> Nope, not true.  It works just fine as a logical partition.

Only if you write GRUB (or some other "smart" boot loader) to the MBR.
If you have multiple OSes (or even multiple installs of the same OS),
writing GRUB to the MBR is not always a good idea.

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Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
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