[syslinux] BIOS disk geometry and Linux 2.6
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Fri Feb 27 10:29:18 PST 2004
Michael_E_Brown at Dell.com wrote:
> Writing to the disk from your bootloader.
> I can think of all kinds of situations where we completely screw the system
> doing this. You would have to have some kind of very rigorously controlled
> environment to have a hope of not messing things up.
This is not for a general boot loader, remember. This is for an
*installer*, which will wipe disks anyway.
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