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RE: [ProgSoc] Boot Sector Writing / BSD Loader
Bryn ''Curious'' Davies wrote:
> For reasons connected with my intolerable lameness, I need to remove the
> BSD loader that was installed on my PC. Tragically, the BSD installation
> that put it there is no more. Does anyone know how to write a simple
> bootsector that will just tell the computer to mount the first disk and
> run with it?
What's the partition? If it's DOS / WIndows 9x, fdisk /mbr will do it. If it's
Linux, install Lilo. I think Lilo can boot NT too.
> I seem to remember that being very easy on the Amiga ;)
Damn straight :)
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is twice as feverish as someone running a fever of 20 degress.
Of course, that second person is dead ..."
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