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Re: Where is a mailing list for GRUB usage?

From: ge4arond
Subject: Re: Where is a mailing list for GRUB usage?
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 20:42:15 -0700 (PDT)

One other hing if anybody can tell me, When GRUB hides/deactivates a
partition, does it do so the the Partition table in memory, or on the MBR?

ge4arond wrote:
> Thanks for the  reply, adrian. What I want to do is to cause GRUB to load
> the stored image of TrueCrypt's MBR and load it into the correct place in
> memory. Since that would also contain a partition table, there would be no
> hiding or unhiding necessary.
> According to this article:
> http://www.dewassoc.com/kbase/hard_drives/master_boot_record.htm both the
> MBR, then the Volume boot record that any  boot manager directs the
> processor to will load into the same memory location. To me that means
> tell GRUB 'boot'. So even though it would be one step backwards, i.e.,
> substituting another MBR for the MBR that got to GRUB, it should work.
> I'll probably try it sometime in the next week.
> This article talks about doing something just a little bit the same,
> making a logical partition just for GRUB.
> http://www.justlinux.com/forum/showthread.php?t=147959
> adrian15 adrian15 wrote:
>> ge4arond escribió:
>>> I have a fairly unique set of requirements, which may not be possible.
>>> In fact, if GRUB can't read from a logical partition, then the idea is
>>> moot.  
>>> Anyway, lots of net searches have not turned up the answer, so I am
>>> looking
>>> here.
>> With grub2 and grub legacy I do not know if bug-grub or help-grub is the 
>> right mailing list.
>> Grub can read from logical partitions.
>> What are you interested to read in ?
>> adrian15
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