Re: Grub installation guide: [was Re: Install from FreeBSD]
OKUJI Yoshinori <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I suggest _not_ creating a separate partition for boot images. It
> can easily be a cause to confuse your brain (and mine). I cannot find
> any reason to create it if you are using GRUB.
Well, not even GRUB 0.5.93.1 can get past the 1024-cylinder
barrier on this machine. Neil Turton's mbr-1.1.0 didn't run
properly either. It turned out that the BIOS supports the INT
0x13, AH=0x41, BX=0x55AA call (properly setting BX=0xAA55) but
the bitmap returned in CL has 0 in the lowest bit. mbr-1.1.0
didn't check that and then failed to chainload.
Also, a separate partition can be mounted read-only most of the