[oclug] Re: How do I hide Grub, or, Help with Domestic Diplomacy?
billlinux at rogers.com
Sun Mar 13 19:03:35 EST 2005
Thanks to Rob Woolley, Ian! D. Allen, GR Gaudreau and Mike.
Big forehead slap -- "Of course"
Will install Linux and use grub to boot from floppy.
On Sun, 2005-13-03 at 18:18 -0500, oclug-request at lists.oclug.on.ca
> Bill Case wrote:
> > I want to hide/eliminate the Linux boot loader on my wife's XP
> > after I install Linux -- but I want to be able to dual boot myself
> > 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
> 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
> -IAN! Ian! D. Allen Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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