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BCDs, MBRs, and GRUB

Feb 23, 2009, 19:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin Heller)

"When I installed Windows 7, it didn't know what to make of the grub boot menu, so it restored the Vista boot menu and added itself at the top. I wish Windows 7 was smart enough to detect grub and lilo boot menus, but the beta isn't. Given Microsoft's current pace for Windows 7 development, I doubt that the RC will get that feature, but stranger things have happened in the past year: the Windows Live guys have been producing sample code in Ruby, and the .NET guys have been releasing their specifications to Novell to support Mono development. This isn't your father's Microsoft."

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