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Re: Lilo

On Sun, Jan 02, 2000 at 11:07:36AM -0700, Rik Burt wrote:
> Does anyone have any idea why Matt Welsh in his book "Running Linux"
> suggests not putting Lilo on the master partition of the boot disk?

Note that I don't really know.

I think it's because everything (Win* [setup|?fdisk?], and some other
things) overwrite the master boot record, thus making you need a boot
floppy to boot back to reinstall lilo.  I'm not sure, but my experience
has been that the master boot record gets overwritten a lot. 
"If you continue running Windows, your system may become unstable."
     -- Windows 95 BSOD

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