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

Le 2000-02-02, Ben Collins écrivait :

> the hardware to do the same thing. Granted we can document it, but I think
> the behavior is expected of any default system that it is possible to boot
> from floppy.

Great. We seem to have identified one fundamental point where we
have different opinions. I think that, on a system with default installation,
if you disable booting from floppy in the BIOS and in LILO, then
it is not expected behaviour that you /still/ can boot from floppy.

Can we agree on that?



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