[SM-Discuss] 1.0 iso suggestions
eric at sandall.us
Wed Oct 23 12:36:12 EDT 2002
Mark Andrews said:
>>> Good job on the ISO! Went flawlessly for me, I can even use XFS now!
>>> One slight problem with LILO, though, it still defaults to a
>>> partition for boot, rather than a disk. Is this a bug (perhaps with
>>> the lilo spell in my section), or perhaps a "feature" so that LILO
>>> won't overwrite a boot loader the user may already have?
> AC> I wasn't really aware that it was a 'problem' per se... it could
> probably be AC> changed if the consensus was to do so. Perhaps a bug
> should be filed?
> SourceMage was the third distro (RH & Knoppix being the others) to go
> onto my development machine. It's a single drive with multiple
> partitions and I'd have been most upset if the install had
> trashed my existing grub bootloader.
> I vote for feature ;-)
> Best regards,
> Mark mailto:msasgl at msa-enterprises.com
And that's exactly what I was thining it was setup that way for. :)
We'll leave it as is, then, so people will have to _knowingly_ change it
to overwrite their MBR.
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