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Bug#56821: Important security hole: mbr allows anyone to boot from a floppy.

Thomas Quinot wrote:
> Is there any documentation whatsoever that the Debian installation
> sets up a MBR which allows any user to boot from a floppy, which is
> contrary to the usual, standard behaviour of MBRs that have been
> found on PC computers for the past 15 years?

Have you considered that all PC's in the same time period have either booted
from the floppy first by preference, or allowed you to configure the BIOS to
so do?

see shy jo, in New York

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