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Re: Parted, Fips and Partition Resizer

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Parted, Fips and Partition Resizer
Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2000 16:39:51 -0200

Fabio wrote:
> For the docs:
> I have read at 4.3:" The Ms-Dos and Ms-Windows 9x/ME can only boot from
> the first FAT partition. ... that isn't hidden".
> A friend has installed win98 in the first FAT32 partition (ID: c) and
> win me in the second FAT32 partition (ID: c) and he boots with Grub also
> win me (with "makeactive" option).
> Certainly he has hidden the first FAT partition for the win me's
> installation.

Yeah, this is true.  Not sure how I should document this though...
I suspect GRUB is just changing the partition table (in memory), to
"fool" the M$ boot loader.  This should work ;-)

Andrew Clausen

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