Boot Ubuntu from a floppy on to a 2nd HD?

Luis Mondesi lemsx1 at
Fri May 11 14:37:54 UTC 2007

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On 5/11/07, Xn Nooby <xnooby at> wrote:
> I have a work PC that has two HD's, and was thinking of installing Ubuntu
> 7.04 on the 2nd drive.  I would *not* want to modify the machine's boot
> process, since this is not really my machine.  Is it possible to install
> Ubuntu to a 2nd internal drive, and have it not touch the MBR - and then
> boot from a floppy?  That way, when I am done with the PC, I could just
> remove the floppy and reformat the 2nd drive.  If I clobbered the 1st drive,
> it would be "bad", so I do not want to risk doing that.

Luis Mondesi
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