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Re: [opensuse] New partition killed MBR?
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 17:55:34 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <alpine.LSU.2.00.0901061753400.27242@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tuesday, 2009-01-06 at 10:33 -0600, L. V. Lammert wrote:

Why would creating a new partition kill the MBR?

The MBR sits in the same phisical sector as the partition table. A bad program could destroy one while writing the other. Maybe it wrote a default MBR code.

- -- Cheers,
Carlos E. R.

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