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Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org> writes:

> On Wed, Feb 02, 2000 at 01:37:28PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> > I have already pointed out many situation where it would be better.
> Let's be specific--you demonstrated some marginal situations for which
> mbr should be availble. You have yet to show why it should be the
> default.

We have nothing better.

> > You don't want LILO in your MBR for reasons I've already explained.
> > 
> > If anything happens to LILO you'd like to be able to boot another
> > partition.
> If something happens to mbr do you throw out the machine? No, you use
> the floppy or cdrom--just as you could use the floppy or cdrom to fix
> lilo if mbr wasn't installed by default. 

Only if yo ustill have a Linux partition.

> -- 
> Mike Stone

John Goerzen   Linux, Unix consulting & programming   jgoerzen@complete.org |
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