[oclug] Re: How do I hide Grub, or, Help with Domestic Diplomacy?
grgaud at sympatico.ca
Sun Mar 13 13:23:49 EST 2005
On Sun, 2005-13-03 at 13:10 -0500, Ian! D. Allen wrote:
> Bill Case wrote:
> > I want to hide/eliminate the Linux boot loader on my wife's XP machine
> > after I install Linux -- but I want to be able to dual boot myself after
> > Windows XP is running.
> Don't install a bootloader at all. Install linux in a spare partition
> and when you want to boot Linux use a GRUB floppy disk (or CDROM) to boot
> from the spare partition. You'll need to set up your machine so that
> it chooses to boot from floppy before hard drive, which is a security
> risk if someone leaves an infected floppy in your machine across a reboot.
[GR] Just out of curiosity, is there as way of doing that with a CD
instead of a floppy? (In case someone doesn't have a floppy, for
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