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Re: Debian Installer Design Oversight?

On Jo, 03 mar 11, 10:19:21, Thomas H. George wrote:
> I downloaded debian-6.0.0-i386-DVD-1.iso and used it to install Debian
> on a usb stick.  All went perfectly until the final question which was
> to the effect
> Other operating systems and hard drives have been found on this system.
> Do you want the mbr written to the first hard drive?
> My answer was no, of course.  I wanted the mbr written to the usb stick
> and I certainly didn't want to alter the system I was using. So the
> installation ended without writing the mbr anywhere.

I don't remember the exact sequence, but it is definitely possible to 
install grub in the MBR of a different drive.

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