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Re: Removing grub *WITHOUT* using other OS'es. Was: ...Removing Grub (

From: Pixel
Subject: Re: Removing grub *WITHOUT* using other OS'es. Was: ...Removing Grub (Again)
Date: 06 Apr 2002 12:56:43 +0200
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RD Lawrence <address@hidden> writes:

> Does anyone know how to safely rewrite MBRs *and*  PBRs on linux drives and
> partitions using *LINUX* tools?   Apart from confusing and ambiguous
> documentation, the problem of removing grub seems to be the number #1 
> complaint
> from grub users.

extipl [1] ?  (it is already packaged in debian and mandrake)

Mandrake is using it as an equivalent of "fdisk /mbr" on its rescue.
It has the advantage over the restoring-solution (lilo -u) to work even after
linux has been removed.

[1] http://www.tsden.org/ryutaroh/extipl/extipl.html

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