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Re: grub 0.90 prevents Standby in Windows

From: Thierry Laronde
Subject: Re: grub 0.90 prevents Standby in Windows
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 12:35:24 +0200
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On Thu, Oct 25, 2001 at 05:03:59PM -0700, address@hidden wrote:
> Thierry Laronde <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > As the only thing I've changed was the Installation of Mandrake 
> > > and grub I cleared the mbr from a Win bootdisk and started the system.
> > > After that the standby-option was present again and worked well.
> > > I thought that something went wrong with the grub-installation and so I 
> > > bootet my Linux from a bootdisk and reinstalled grub.
> ...
> > Just a question, since some of us (I for one) don't have Windows, what
> > is the standby-mode in Windows. Something related to APM or ACPI I
> > guess?
> I have the same problem, and think I know what it is.
> The bootloader shouldn't muck with the BIOS in an irreversible manner
> unless you ask it to.

Thanks for the explanations Erich! I think indeed that the `boot' call
should put the machine back in the clean state --- for example, with
extended floppy formats, I have backed-up the INT 1E but at the moment,
even if I change it I haven't put the code to restore it after...

Thierry Laronde (Alceste) <address@hidden>
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