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Re: grub can't access system



Once upon a time, Alexandre Oliva <aoliva redhat com> said:
> On Sep 19, 2005, Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net> wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> Again, not true.  It works for me on hda5 and hda6, each a /boot for a
> different installation of Fedora, and each one can chain-load the
> other, so both work just fine.

What is the MBR boot loader?  The standard DOS/Windows MBR (on a dual
boot system) will not boot a logical partition.
-- 
Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.


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