[ubuntu-uk] mbr

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Sat Jan 28 21:16:52 UTC 2012

On 28 January 2012 20:10, paul sutton <zleap at zleap.net> wrote:

> Back then you could create a boot disk and boot Linux from that,

Er... You still can...? Or am I missing something?

The machine I'm typing on has 2 versions of Ubuntu, DOS, WinXP and Win7.

> it
> would then point to the right place on the hdd,  so you could have dual
> dos/win3.1  and Linux

I have done this since then, once, as an exercise. All I was saying is
that although I go back a long way with Linux - something like 17-18
years - in the days of Win3.1, I never tried it. I did try it long
after Win3 was obsolete.

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