Bug#56821: Important security hole: mbr allows anyone to boot from a floppy.
Thomas Quinot wrote:
> 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?
What you say makes no sense at all. You make an exception for lilo, but
ignore the rest of the boot process, which includes mbr.
see shy jo