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Is the BIOS Boot Partition required when GRUB is not installed to the MB
Is the BIOS Boot Partition required when GRUB is not installed to the MBR?
Mon, 21 Jun 2010 14:07:29 -0400
I'm trying to figure out a rather esoteric problem: I recently
installed Debian squeeze on a Dell netbook with OSX installed. In the
Debian installation I specified that GRUB be installed to the Debian
partition, but (I believe) before that step the installer created a
FWIW I'm currently booting into OSX using the Chameleon Bootloader.
Well I am trying to run a utility called 'gptsync' and it seems that
it aborts when it sees the "Unknown" grub_bios partition. So the short
story is I would like to know if it is safe to destroy this partition.
I have read the documentation here:
But am not sure if it applies to an installation of GRUB directly to a
Thanks for any insights,
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