|FROM ||Dave Williams
|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] Slackware again
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Subject: Re: [hangout] Slackware again
From: Dave Williams
To: Rene Ferrer
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Date: 05 Jun 2003 16:13:21 -0400
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Some laptops actually have a special partition that contains ACPI
information. Using "fdisk /MBR" will get rid of the master boot record,
but will still not remove the offending partition -- your boot partition
will be shunted a few MB up, and not found by LILO.
On Thu, 2003-06-05 at 15:17, Rene Ferrer wrote:
> The MBR is still not gone. Apparently "fdisk /MBR" did not do the trick.
> I found two alternatives here:
> Worth reading and archiving into your bag of tricks.
> I have no floppy drive so I have to take the long way around this problem.
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