[syslinux] will syslinux work on a harddisk ?

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Feb 6 16:03:29 PST 2002

Josef Siemes wrote:

> You need:
> - a master boot record
> - a FAT16 partition
>   - activated
>   - with a bootsector
>   - syslinux installed there
> The MBR and boot sector are not automagically installed by syslinux.

The boot sector is, actually (except the so-called BPB part of it, which
is really the MS-DOS superblock) but not the MBR.


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