[linux] Dynamic Drive Overlay (DDO) is evil

Doug McLean dougmc at u.washington.edu
Thu Sep 4 14:47:57 PDT 2003


Amen to that one. The good ol' Win9x boot disk can fix this better than
anything. :)

Doug McLean
Department of Microbiology
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-- Bill And Ted's Excellent Adventure

Meanwhile, in Gotham, Lawrence Lin wrote:


> On Thu, 4 Sep 2003, Scholz Matthew wrote:

>

> > with the disk. It looks like the DDO in this case

> > wrote stuff to the mbr portion of the disk, which I

> > don't know how to deal with for a non-bootable drive.

>

> I believe "fdisk /mbr" will clear the MBR.

>

> Drag out that Win9x bootdisk (everyone has one somewhere, right?)

>

> --

> http://www.noderunner.net/~llin/

>

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