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Re: [PATCH] Improve documentation of BIOS installation

From: address@hidden
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Improve documentation of BIOS installation
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2011 11:26:23 -0500

> address@hidden:} Be very careful which partition you select!  When GRUB
> -finds a BIOS Boot Partition during installation, it will automatically
> -overwrite part of it.  Make sure that the partition does not contain any
> -other data.
address@hidden installation}, for details on where the core image can be
+installed on PC systems.

I would suggest NOT moving warnings into links introduced as "for
details".  Something should be kept here, like:

( ! ) Caution: If your system has a BIOS Boot Partition, GRUB
automatic installation will overwrite it and data could be lost.  Be
sure to read @xref{BIOS installation/GPT}.

And then that section needs to also contain a simple test which users
can do to discover that they have no BIOS Boot Partition to worry

Please also check whether it's more correct to say that GRUB will
automatically overwrite during installation, or GRUB will overwrite
during automatic installation.

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