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Bug#417279: etch installation report

reassign 417279 os-prober
retitle 417279 Add support to detect dell utility partition
severity 417279 wishlist

On Monday 09 April 2007 22:53, Sergio Gelato wrote:
> According to
> http://www.novell.com/documentation/zlm72/lm7admin/data/b3r865p.html
> some of the "boot to utility partition" functionality relies on special
> features of Dell's MBR; however, the partition can also be booted from
> GRUB just like any other DOS partition.

Thanks! From that info it looks as if the partition can just be 
chainloaded even if grub is installed in the MBR. It should be relatively 
simple to add detection for this in os-prober.

Could you test this if we implement it?

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