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Sun May 4 20:33:26 UTC 2008
Anna EdwARds wrote:
> What is the mbr
Master Boot Record - first sector on a hard drive.
> and isn't grub just installed to each partition?
Not usually. Usually you install it to the MBR, but there's nothing to stop
you doing it at the partition level.
> Also, i
> am able to do this because i have every version and edition of windows and
> every version of every linux distro i could install installed.
I don't see how that makes any difference. A computer boots from an
attached device, and that boot program can chain to another program ad
infinitum, but it's still the same computer that's running it. I don't see
how you can use grub to boot your _other_ computers.
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