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Re: painted into a corner

On Tuesday 21 August 2018 22:08:07 Felix Miata wrote:

> Gene Heskett composed on 2018-08-21 20:29 (UTC-0400):
> > it will not install grub on anything but /dev/sda.
> I've been scratching my head trying to remember the details of
> bootloader installation in debian-installer and coming up nada, except
> for somehow being able to specify /dev/null as location, let it
> complain about bootloader installation failure, and not have it
> corrupt my existing bootloader configuration, which always includes
> generic/legacy compatible MBR code.

Exactly my concern given the bull in a china shop attitude the installer 
seems to have.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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