Re: [POSSIBLE GRAVE SECURITY HOLD]
On Wed, Feb 02, 2000 at 03:03:17PM +0100, Paul Slootman wrote:
> On Wed 02 Feb 2000, Samuel Tardieu wrote:
> > Have you read my mail? If you install Debian with default settings, you will
> > have a MBR installed in the MBR, not lilo (lilo will be installed on your /
> > partition).
> In my experience I get asked if I want to install a boot loader in the
> MBR when installing debian; it doesn't get done automatically.
IIRC, if there is a question it's not one that makes a lot of sense to
the uninitated, and it doesn't offer any details about the implications
of either method.
I think a bigger question to ask is, "what does mbr buy us?" I've
thought it was a silly thing to install for a while now, and have
eradicated it on all of my systems without any problems.