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Re: [vox-tech] Win2k and Linux Dual Boot
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Re: [vox-tech] Win2k and Linux Dual Boot



No offense taken.I   was just further explaining what I did. Thanks for the 
comments.
					John Verderber

On Tuesday 24 July 2001 06:57 pm, you wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jul 2001, John Verderber wrote:
> > I understand you concerns with the NTloder boot. And I need to qualify my
> > letter. I ALWAYS have a dos partition when using NT or W2K at the
> > beginning of the disk. I find it a good way ito get in if the system
> > screws up. Also some of my hardware is configuarble with DOS utilities.
> > And admittedly I didnt have access to the NTFS filesystem in linux. But I
> > did hav a FAT32 partition available. So I did qualify my proceedures, and
> > Admittedly it was not on a production server, just my own.
>
> Heya John,
>
> If this is a coment to my statement on some of the problems with the
> ntboot loader, I'd like to re-state that I have used your method before,
> and found it to be useful in a few places. :-) (How can I claim it is
> wrong or bad if I have been known to use it as well?)
>
> In *no* way was I saying that it was a wrong thing to do. One of the
> beutiful things about Linux is that it allows us to solve the same problem
> with many techniques.
>
> Use of a C: that is dos based with FAT-16/32, can be good for repairs and
> fixes (even noted in Mark Minasi's book on NT), but a risk is security and
> another risk is an inability to share the C: with NT AppleShare. Of
> course, if AppleShare is not necessary for the admin, and the admin
> rightly feels that physical access = ability to comprimise the system
> anyway, then why not have a dos based C: ? (Not trying to settle that
> arguement.)
>
> Just like the above, I think it is really a matter of taste on how we all
> solve problems.
>
> Sorry if I offended,
> -ME
>
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