[arch-general] Quick question about post-MBR gap?

Kevin Chadwick ma1l1ists at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jul 19 06:51:42 EDT 2012

> Indeed it is easy to put a gap between the MBR and the first partition
> when partitioning from scratch - the main issue is for anyone with a
> pre-existing (non-linux) partition at the start of the hard drive
> containing an OEM installed Windows system or HPA recovery area or
> similar 

You can make grub just use a pointer (I forget the name) in the MBR
and actually use the start of any partition instead. Have you already
downloaded the grub 2 manual, it is explained in there anyway.
Apologies if I haven't looked hard enough at your mails.


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