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Re: Boot sector for ext2

From: Martin Rosenau
Subject: Re: Boot sector for ext2
Date: Mon, 23 May 2011 20:23:03 +0200
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Grégoire Sutre wrote:
> I find this very interesting.  The two alternatives that exist currently
> (or, at least, that I know of), namely (a) installing in the MBR (+ the
> following sectors), or (b) using block-lists, have well-known shortcomings.
> With your solution, one could simply write the boot sector in an ext2
> partition's boot record, and put GRUB files in the ext2 filesystem.
> Whatever is in the MBR would then simply chainload the ext2 partition.
> Is this correct?

Yes. This is how it should work.


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