tomh0665 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 29 08:12:11 UTC 2010
On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 6:08 PM, Nathan Bahn <nathan.bahn at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 5:41 AM, Tom H <tomh0665 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 27, 2010 at 10:20 PM, Nathan Bahn <nathan.bahn at gmail.com>
>>> Wait a minute! I thought dual-booting created partitions that cannot be
>> core.img is embedded into the post-MBR gap and not a partition.
> I am sorry, but I know what neither a core.img nor a post-MBR gap is. May I
> trouble you for a link to some references?
Heard of Google?
Core.img is grub2's equivalent of grub1's stage 1.5.
If you run "fdisk -lu /dev/sda", you'll see that /dev/sda1 starts at
63 (for a default Ubuntu install; Lubuntu and Fedora start at 2048).
Sector 0 is the MBR and sectors 1-62 are the post-MBR gap.
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