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Re: [Debian-User] OT: Does grub-install overwrite the MBR?

On Fri,11.Jul.08, 08:37:40, Javier Vasquez wrote:
> I'm wondering whether grub-install actually overwrites the MBR or not.
>  If not then that's what I'm looking for, :).  If so, how can it be
> performed without touching the MBR?  Is there a difference between
> grub2 and grub-legacy in this regard?
Grub will install to the MBR if you specify a drive (not a partition) as 
its destination. But AFAIK it will not overwrite Windows' bootloader and 
it should be possible to revert. Read the grub docs for more info.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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