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Re: [PATCH] Improve documentation of BIOS installation

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Improve documentation of BIOS installation
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2011 15:29:13 +0200
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On 29.03.2011 15:11, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> On 29/03/11 13:40, Colin Watson wrote:
>> address@hidden BIOS installation
>> address@hidden BIOS installation
> This is a good summary.
>> +(called by
>> +various names, such as the "boot track", "MBR gap", or "embedding area", and
>> +which is usually at least 31 KiB),
> Maybe mention the original name/reason; "DOS compatibility region"
I think this name would be misleading since one can think that one needs
it for DOS to load or that DOS would overwrite GRUB if it's installed on
the disk. Since this term is rarely used I'd prefer to omit it.
> I'll link to this node from
> when it appears on line.
> cheers,
> Pádraig.
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Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko

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