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Old 09-08-2002
boot sector bad? or is is something else?

SuSE 8
Both LILO and GRUB are complaining about not being able to write to the boot sector. Is this definitely a problem with the drive or is there another possible problem? I've checked the BIOS and I don't think the problem is's probably the drive.

Just another Linux user
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Old 09-15-2002
Some bioses have virus protection that disables writing to the MBR.
You should be able to turn it off rom the bios setup if it has that

Just a tought...

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