[sclug] Grub and Windows XP

John Stumbles john at stumbles.org.uk
Wed Nov 15 12:22:34 UTC 2006

Ed Davies wrote:
> John Stumbles wrote:
>> .... I allowed ubuntu to write grub to the MBR, ....
> Can you not allow it?

> Without even a by-your-leave, Dapper wrote Grub to the MBR
> of the primary master.  Maybe there was an option along the
> way which could have stopped it doing that but, if so, it
> didn't spring out at me and there was no warning it was
> about to do that.

If you install from the combined live/install cd it does that. If you 
use the install-only ('alternate') disk you get the option.

It _is_ documented on the *ubuntu wibbles ;-)

John Stumbles

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