hung boot process

Derek Broughton news at
Fri Feb 15 16:12:45 UTC 2008

Karl Larsen wrote:

>     I am trying to forget how to have a boot partition. The boot
> partition was needed when the older BIOS systems could not boot anything
> beyond X gigibytes. This caused you to put all the boot partitions near
> the start of the first hard drive. It was VERY confusing but it proved
> Grub could do this.

LOL.  I'd actually forgotten that that was why I had used a /boot partition

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