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Thomas Quinot <quinot@email.enst.fr> writes:

> One possible solution to the problem as we resent it is mere documentation.
> Do you find it an inacceptable burden for users to BE INFORMED that
> the default setup will unconditionnally allow booting from a floppy
> disk?

Not at all.  Is not this already done in the docs for MBR?  I recall
reading about it there...

... and yes, there it is, /usr/doc/mbr/README.  I suppose we could add
a Help button to the boot disks.  But this is hardly a "GRAVE SECURITY

John Goerzen   Linux, Unix consulting & programming   jgoerzen@complete.org |
Developer, Debian GNU/Linux (Free powerful OS upgrade)       www.debian.org |
The 1,176,509th digit of pi is 7.

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