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Re: grub-setup on unmounted fs

From: Tomas Ebenlendr
Subject: Re: grub-setup on unmounted fs
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 14:24:07 +0200
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> On Saturday 12 June 2004 03:28, Tomas Ebenlendr wrote:
> > Here is grub-setup.c patch (diff -u). It implements option '-X'
> > (direct access to disk) which reads boot.img and core.img by grub
> > filesystem and writes first two sectors of core.img by direct writing
> > these sectors to disk. (because grub_disk_write() exists and works)
> Is it difficult to determine if direct access should be used 
> automatically?
> Okuji

No, but direct access is 'direct writing to disk' and normal access is
writing via fs of operating system. I think direct access can be
dangerous in several cases. So I want user knowing which access is

                                 Tomas 'ebi' Ebenlendr
                                 PF 2004.45518404675

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