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Re: Booting a CD using grub-0.93

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: Booting a CD using grub-0.93
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 17:11:18 +0000
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On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 04:40:16PM +0200, Yoshinori K. Okuji wrote:
> On Tuesday 14 October 2003 18:25, Robert Millan wrote:
> > Okuji: Is this fix ok to merge, anyway?
> Which fix do you mean?

Chris (or Thierry) may comment on that better, but AFAIK the background is:

  GRUB attempts to use LBA for accessing the El Torito emulated harddisk which
  doesn't support LBA and hence breaks booting from CD with El Torito. This
  patch is suposed to fix that problem.

Robert Millan

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