[linux] Dynamic Drive Overlay (DDO) is evil

Andrew Gorcester andrewsg at eml.cc
Thu Sep 4 15:09:23 PDT 2003


Indeed, nothing's better at destroying other operating systems' data than
Windows 95. Heh.

-Andrew

On Thu, 4 Sep 2003, Doug McLean wrote:


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

> anything. :)

>

> Doug McLean

> Department of Microbiology

> http://faculty.washington.edu/dougmc

> PGP Public Key ID# 0xB9142AD7

>

> "...a most excellent barbarian ... Genghis Khan!"

> -- 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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