Re: [POSSIBLE GRAVE SECURITY HOLD]
On Wed, Feb 02, 2000 at 11:45:16AM -0600, David Starner wrote:
> Some modern BIOS's are "broken" - you can chose to boot from
> the CDROM and then the hard drive, or the floppy and then the
> hard drive, but not the CDROM then the floppy then the hard
> drive or the floppy then the CDROM then the hard drive.
> So if you want to retain the capability to boot from
> the floppy, the CDROM and the hard drive without messing
> with the BIOS, you need something like this.
No one is suggesting that mbr be yanked from the distribution. But why
are we installing it by default to support an obscure, oddball case?